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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 1-3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Calvin states that he and his wife disagree about which of the following details from the night when they first meet?
(a) The hat and the punch bowl.
(b) The food and the beverages.
(c) The hat and the pipe smoke.
(d) The pipe smoke and the glow.
2. What is Alice's mother doing for a living when she meets Alice's father?
(a) Alice's mother is a secretary.
(b) Alice's mother is a model.
(c) Alice's mother is a novelist.
(d) Alice's mother is a teacher.
3. What is written on the envelope in which Alice keeps special items?
(b) Trillin Family Mementos.
(c) Important Stuff.
4. At the end of chapter two, Calvin states that he is reviewing the galleys of a book. What is the book's subject?
(a) Riding a bus in New York.
(b) Parking in New York.
(c) Bicycling in New York.
(d) Eating in New York restaurants.
5. What is the headline for Alice's obituary in the Times?
(a) Social Activist, Author and Muse.
(b) Educator, Wife and Mother.
(c) Educator, Author and Muse.
(d) College Instructor, Mother and Wife.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Calvin, why does Alice take out bank loans in her twenties?
2. When does Calvin read the obituary of Dick Francis' wife?
3. Which statement best describes Alice's upbringing?
4. In chapter two, what fact about Dick Francis and his wife does Calvin share with the reader?
5. What does Alice's father do for a living?
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