Old Man And His Son Short Story Quiz!

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Have you had the chance to read the Old Man and His Son short story? This story is centered on a man who wanted to spade his potato garden wishing his son were there to help him out. His son comes up with a plan to help his father, even from prison, which works out for the better. This quiz will help you see just how much you remember this motivational story. Check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did the Old Man live?
    • A. 

      Malaysia

    • B. 

      Myanmar

    • C. 

      Minnesota

    • D. 

      Minneapolis

  • 2. 
    Old Man wanted to spade his wheat garden.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Where was his son?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Guardhouse

    • C. 

      Penitentiary

    • D. 

      Prison

  • 4. 
    How did the Old Man contact his son?   
    • A. 

      Letter

    • B. 

      In Person

    • C. 

      Phone

    • D. 

      Telegram

  • 5. 
    The Old Man hated to miss doing the garden. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Old Man’s wife always loved planting in time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How did the Old Man’s son help him dig the garden?
    • A. 

      Son appointed laborers

    • B. 

      Old Man appointed laborers

    • C. 

      Police dug the garden

    • D. 

      FBI agents dug the garden

  • 8. 
    What were the FBI agents searching?
    • A. 

      Dead Body

    • B. 

      Guns

    • C. 

      Coffin

    • D. 

      Treasure

  • 9. 
    What is the moral conveyed?
    • A. 

      Where there is a will there is a way

    • B. 

      It is the thought that matters, not where you are

    • C. 

      Determination to do something deep from your heart, you can do it

    • D. 

      Love conquers

  • 10. 
    The idiom related to ‘Spade’ is
    • A. 

      Call a fig a fig

    • B. 

      Call a trough a trough

    • C. 

      Call a spade a spade

    • D. 

      Calling a spade a spade

  • 11. 
    Potato is a rabi or a Kharif crop in India.
    • A. 

      Rabi

    • B. 

      Kharif

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

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