The Outside Chance

Test your knowledge of this short story

Question 1:What is the job of the narrator?
doctor
farmer
motor mechanic
Question 2:Where does he live?
London
Selby
Brierley Hill
Question 3:Where did he use to live?
London
Brierley Hill
Selby
Question 4:Why did he leave home?
He was rich
Arguments with parents
He had a business
Question 5:What does he want?
Women
Friends
Money
Question 6:Why did he buy a newspaper?
Look at the lottery results
Take his mind off his troubles
Look a racing results
Question 7:What was different about the paper?
It was yesterday's
It was in colour
It was tomorrow's.
Question 8:What happened to the narrators father?
Won lottery
Left his wife
Killed
Question 9:What should the narrator have read?
racing results
stop press
football results
Question 10:What did his mother get from her husband's death?
flowers
a new husband
compensation

This Quiz has been designed by K Westwood.