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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following is NOT one of the kinds of New York residents that White talks about?
(a) The born and bred.
(b) The ever-present.
(c) The commuters.
(d) The transplants.

2. What does White attribute the ability for a man to change himself in New York to?
(a) Energy.
(b) Diversity.
(c) Crowds.
(d) Motivation.

3. What record does White say New York holds?
(a) The highest concentration of people.
(b) The highest crime rate.
(c) The highest gap in wealth and poverty.
(d) The highest percentage of diversity.

4. What was White unsure of when he re-visited New York?
(a) The way he should write about it.
(b) The places he should visit.
(c) The way things had changed.
(d) The way he felt about the place.

5. What kind of New York resident does White like the most?
(a) The transplants.
(b) The born and bred.
(c) The lifers.
(d) The commuters.

6. What does White say will always be innumerable in New York?
(a) Changes.
(b) Rascals.
(c) Energy.
(d) Rodents.

7. Why didn't White make changes in his manuscript when they happened in New York?
(a) He liked the original version better.
(b) He wanted the reader to do that for himself.
(c) He was too close to his deadline.
(d) He wanted to age his piece a bit.

8. Why did White first go to New York?
(a) To live with his sick grandmother.
(b) To meet a woman.
(c) To go to college.
(d) To start his writing career.

9. Who explains the differences between the New York City written about and the current New York City?
(a) White.
(b) The editor.
(c) The writer of the introduction.
(d) Nobody.

10. What about this book is NOT outdated?
(a) The sites to see.
(b) The train schedules.
(c) The maps.
(d) The restaurants.

11. What did White refuse to do to this book before publishing it?
(a) Change the names in it.
(b) Publish it at a magazine.
(c) Bring it down to date.
(d) Write it for children.

12. What does White say people CANNOT change while in New York?
(a) Religion.
(b) None of these.
(c) Personality.
(d) Past history.

13. What was strange about this book when it was published?
(a) All the names in it had been changed.
(b) It was written as a tribute.
(c) It was written under a pseudonym.
(d) Many things had already changed.

14. What kind of New York resident does White credit for the stability in New York?
(a) The transplants.
(b) The born and bred.
(c) The ever-present.
(d) The commuters.

15. What celebrity did White see in New York one time?
(a) Frank Shelley.
(b) Fred Stone.
(c) Fred Astaire.
(d) Frank Sinatra.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many kinds of people does White say are in New York?

2. What was the writer of the introduction of this book glad that White couldn't see?

3. What part of New York does White spend most of his time describing?

4. What does White compare the city to?

5. What does White hope to show in his story?

(see the answer keys)

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