House Taken Over Short Story Trivia

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House Taken Over Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short story about a brother and sister living together in their ancestral home and forced to leave it by some unknown entities. Have you read the book? Let's find out how well you know it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the book written?
    • A. 

      1936

    • B. 

      1946

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1966

  • 2. 
    Who lives in the house?
    • A. 

      A father and child

    • B. 

      An aunt and niece

    • C. 

      A brother and sister

    • D. 

      A mother and child

  • 3. 
    Who is the narrator of the story?
    • A. 

      Unknown

    • B. 

      The sister

    • C. 

      The brother

    • D. 

      The writer

  • 4. 
    How many suitors did Irene turn down?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    How did Irene spend the day after the house work was done?
    • A. 

      Knitting

    • B. 

      Cooking

    • C. 

      Gardening

    • D. 

      Painting

  • 6. 
    What country did they live in?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 7. 
    What literature was the narrator interested in?
    • A. 

      Italian

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Spanish

    • D. 

      French

  • 8. 
    Where did they get their income from?
    • A. 

      The house

    • B. 

      The farms

    • C. 

      Knitting

    • D. 

      Selling books

  • 9. 
    How much did the narrator have in the wardrobe in his bedroom?
    • A. 

      Fifteen thousand peso

    • B. 

      Ten thousand peso

    • C. 

      Fourteen thousand peso

    • D. 

      Thirteen thousand peso

  • 10. 
    What did the narrator do with the key when he locked the front door?
    • A. 

      Throw it in the garden

    • B. 

      Give it to his sister

    • C. 

      Throw it in the sewer

    • D. 

      Put it in his pocket

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