Running in the Family Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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Running in the Family Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Philip Ondaatje's occupation?
(a) Lawyer.
(b) Politician.
(c) Plantation owner.
(d) Factory owner.

2. What would Michael balance when he was drunk?
(a) Wine glass.
(b) Plate.
(c) Flowers.
(d) Book.

3. When was Mervyn sent to England to go to college?
(a) 1920s.
(b) 1931.
(c) 1923.
(d) 1930s.

4. Where did Mervyn go to fight during a time when the university closed for vacation?
(a) Africa.
(b) France.
(c) India.
(d) Ireland.

5. What color was a church painted that Michael saw on Reclamation Street in Colombo?
(a) Brown.
(b) Pink.
(c) Blue.
(d) White.

6. When was governor's house built?
(a) Around 1700.
(b) 1694.
(c) 1743.
(d) Around 1600.

7. How tall were the doorways of the old governor's home?
(a) 6 ft.
(b) 20 ft.
(c) 14. ft.
(d) 7 ft.

8. How many poisons did William Charles Ondaatje discover in Ceylon?
(a) 27.
(b) 55.
(c) 45.
(d) 15.

9. How long was the train ride from Colombo to Jaffna?
(a) 6 hours.
(b) 7 hours.
(c) 5 hours.
(d) 8 hours.

10. In 1971, what was the average age of the insurgents?
(a) 17.
(b) 15.
(c) 19.
(d) 21.

11. On their way to the December races, where would the Gasanawa group go swimming?
(a) Ambalangoda.
(b) Galle.
(c) Negombo.
(d) Batticaloa.

12. What color was the uniform insurgents wore?
(a) Red.
(b) Blue.
(c) Black.
(d) Brown.

13. Where did Francis de Saram work?
(a) Government offices.
(b) Tea plantation.
(c) A bank.
(d) Rubber estate.

14. When did a Dutch governor's daughter throw herself down a well?
(a) 1681.
(b) 1643.
(c) 1734.
(d) 1712.

15. When did Philip Ondaatje die?
(a) 1939.
(b) 1937.
(c) 1943.
(d) 1942.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of flower did Lalla wear on her dress when she went to the races?

2. During what months did Michael's grandparents move to Nuwara Eliya?

3. What color were the walls in the old governor's home in Jaffna?

4. What was Doris's favorite song in the 1920s?

5. As he awaited his approaching marriage, how long after Mervyn had returned to Ceylon did he announce another engagement?

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