About Alice Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 1-3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In chapter three, what is the name of the publication in which Alice is featured in a fashion spread?
(a) Times Magazine.
(b) Monocle.
(c) Time.
(d) The New Yorker.

2. In the days when he is renovating his home, Trillin has this quote above his typewriter.
(a) "Writing doesn't pay."
(b) "Money doesn't grow on trees."
(c) "Words Is Money."
(d) "Time is money."

3. What is the first thing that strikes Calvin about Alice when he sees her for the first time?
(a) Alice is talkative.
(b) Alice is so very pretty.
(c) Alice is opinionated.
(d) Alice looks more alive than anyone he sees.

4. According to Calvin, what kinds of men are attracted to Alice?
(a) Comedians.
(b) Lawyers.
(c) Contractors.
(d) Guys with pipes.

5. Which phrase best characterizes the relationship that Alice has with her parents?
(a) Alice is spoiled. She is the center of her parent's lives.
(b) Alice's parents solve all of her problems for her.
(c) Alice admires her parents and models her own parenting style on theirs.
(d) Alice acts as caretaker to her parents.

Short Answer Questions

1. In chapter two, how much time passes between Calvin's first and second meeting with Alice?

2. What is Alice's reasoning for agreeing to be photographed in a fashion issue of a magazine?

3. According to Calvin, why does he show Alice everything he writes in rough draft?

4. In chapter two, what fact about Dick Francis and his wife does Calvin share with the reader?

5. What disease does Alice's mother suffer from?

(see the answer key)

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