Part 1, From the Subway to the Synagogue, p. 1 - 30.
1. Where does the author step off the train when he first enters Brownsville?
(a) Main Street.
(b) Rockaway Avenue.
(c) Broadview Avenue.
(d) 35th Street.
2. What is the era in which the author's childhood took place?
(a) World War One.
(b) The Great Depression.
(c) The 1920's.
(d) World War Two.
3. What feelings does the author experience when he gets off the train?
(a) Rage, dread and unexpected tenderness.
(b) Hope, lightheartedness and joy.
(c) Fear, loathing, and disgust.
(d) No feelings at all.
4. When the narrative begins, how many years has it been since the author left to live in "the city?"
(a) Ten Years.
(b) Five Years.
(c) Three Years.
(d) Thirteen Years.
5. Who is it the author always sees first when he enters Brownsville?
(a) The old women.
(b) The subway guard.
(c) The Negroes.
(d) The children.
6. What can the author see in every ground floor kitchen window?
(a) Pies cooling for dessert.
(b) Jars of beans and fresh herbs.
(c) Lemonade and jam.
(d) Containers of milk and fresh poppy seed rolls.
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