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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What record does White say New York holds?
(a) The highest percentage of diversity.
(b) The highest gap in wealth and poverty.
(c) The highest concentration of people.
(d) The highest crime rate.
2. Why was White's book about the city so different from the reality?
(a) He refused to see the negative changes.
(b) He had an idealized version in his head.
(c) He didn't live there while writing it.
(d) He liked his own version.
3. What does White hope to show in his story?
(a) The kind of people who live in New York.
(b) The difference in New York over time.
(c) How he became a successful writer.
(d) The best way to travel in New York.
4. What has not slowed down in New York since White's death?
(a) The progression.
(b) The energy.
(c) The pace.
(d) The changes.
5. What month did White die?
6. What does White say "The Wizard of Oz" was for many people?
(a) An iconic moment.
(b) A family-uniting film.
(c) A happy memory.
(d) A technological advancement.
7. What is in the hearts of the people who bring passion to New York, according to White?
8. What major project was the celebrity involved in that White saw in New York one time?
(a) A compilation of his greatest news stories.
(b) His autobiography.
(c) The Broadway Revival.
(d) The Wizard of Oz.
9. How did the writer of the introduction of this book know White?
(a) He was his teacher.
(b) He was his stepson.
(c) He was his nephew.
(d) He was his editor.
10. What did White want the reader to do as he read this book?
(a) Note the changes in New York.
(b) Find their own truths about New York.
(c) Get inspired to visit New York.
(d) Take his word as truth about New York.
11. What does White explain just before talking about the kinds of people in New York?
(a) The landscape.
(b) The routines.
(c) The history.
(d) The things to do.
12. Why does White say New York is not as unique anymore?
13. What does White say about the people who don't want the gifts New York has to offer?
(a) They should leave.
(b) They will get them anyway.
(c) They will live in denial.
(d) They can avoid it.
14. What did White say changed New York the most?
15. What is a second gift White Said New York gives to all men?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the writer of the introduction of this book glad that White couldn't see?
2. Where was White born?
3. Which kind of New York resident does White credit for the passion in New York?
4. How did White hope New York would progress?
5. What was the last name of the man who wrote the introduction to this book?
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