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A Man Called Ove
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Question 1 of 13

What country is this story set?

  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Denmark
  • Finland

Question 2 of 13

When Ove has a heart attack, why does Parvaneh laugh at the hospital?

  • when the doctor tells her Ove's heart is too big
  • she sees the clown Ove had punched previously
  • the doctor reminds her of a younger Ove
  • at the irony of the falling snow outside

Question 3 of 13

Which is NOT a way that Ove considers to kill himself?

  • driving his Saab into the river
  • jumping in front of a moving train
  • hanging himself in his living room
  • using Sonja's pain killers

Question 4 of 13

Described as a "curmudgeon", how old is Ove?

  • 59
  • 50
  • 65
  • 69

Question 5 of 13

What kind of pet does the "Blond Weed" have?

  • a dog
  • a cat
  • a parrot
  • a hamster

Question 6 of 13

What was the item Tom stole from Ove?

  • his father's watch
  • his mother's locket
  • his father's hat
  • his mother's ring

Question 7 of 13

Why was Ove unable to enlist in the military?

  • congenital heart defect
  • arthritis
  • poor eyesight
  • anxiety and depression

Question 8 of 13

How was Sonja injured?

  • in a bus accident in Spain
  • car accident in Sweden
  • bicycling accident in Spain
  • boating accident in Sweden

Question 9 of 13

What does Ove want to purchase in the computer store?

  • a laptop
  • a Kindle
  • a video game system
  • a cell phone

Question 10 of 13

Where is Parvaneh from?

  • Iran
  • Serbia
  • Pakistan
  • Syria

Question 11 of 13

What car does Rune purchase that Ove claims is the reason for their ended friendship?

  • BMW
  • Volvo
  • Toyota
  • Saab

Question 12 of 13

Who was responsible for breaking the mailbox?

  • Patrick
  • Ove
  • The cat
  • Parvaneh

Question 13 of 13

What kind of car does Ove drive?

  • Saab
  • Mercedes
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagon

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