About Alice Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7-8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Chapter seven begins with a New Yorker excerpt in which he discusses the following:
(a) Attending school plays.
(b) Rabbis and farmers.
(c) The difference between Chicago and New York style pizza.
(d) Bowling alleys and swimming pools.

2. Select the city in which Calvin and Alice have a disagreement about money.
(a) San Francisco.
(b) New York City.
(c) Tokyo.
(d) Rome.

3. Where is Abigail's wedding ceremony?
(a) A Surrogate's Court building.
(b) A country club.
(c) A cruise ship.
(d) A synagogue in upstate New York.

4. At which institution does Alice teach English in her mid-twenties?
(a) Wellesley College.
(b) Yale University.
(c) New York University.
(d) Hofstra Universtity.

5. Which of the following best describes "Of Dragons and Garden Peas"?
(a) A New England Journal of Medicine piece written by Alice.
(b) A New Yorker piece written by Calvin Trillin.
(c) A children's book that Alice reads to her daughters.
(d) A film that Alice produces for PBS.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first thing that strikes Calvin about Alice when he sees her for the first time?

2. In chapter seven, Trillin states that Abigail works for:

3. Where does Calvin keep one of the photos of Alice from the article in chapter three?

4. What is one of the most negative words that Alice uses to describe a person?

5. According to Calvin, he never stops trying to do what?

(see the answer key)

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