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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does White compare the city to?
(a) Theater.
(b) Evolution.
(c) Music.
(d) Poetry.

2. What does White say the people who come to New York from somewhere else all bring with them?
(a) Change.
(b) Desire.
(c) Complacency.
(d) Energy.

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

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

5. Who came up with the different categories of people that White writes about?
(a) White.
(b) His wife.
(c) His father.
(d) His stepson.

6. What is the first kind of person who lives in New York?
(a) The ones who left, but will return later.
(b) The ones who moved there from somewhere else.
(c) The ones who were born there.
(d) The ones who commute there.

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

8. What does White say separated people in New York in his old days?
(a) Looks.
(b) Inches.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Money.

9. What has not slowed down in New York since White's death?
(a) The changes.
(b) The energy.
(c) The pace.
(d) The progression.

10. What was the occupation of the celebrity White once met in New York?
(a) Singer/Dancer.
(b) Actor.
(c) Reporter.
(d) Writer.

11. Why does White talk about "The Wizard of Oz" while writing about New York?
(a) He identifies with having ruby slippers to take him home from there.
(b) He thinks New York is that place over the rainbow.
(c) He met one of the actors from the film while in New York.
(d) He knows the movie was filmed in New York.

12. Who gives a good description of White?
(a) His wife.
(b) His stepson.
(c) Himself.
(d) His brother.

13. Who asked White to write this book?
(a) His wife.
(b) His stepson.
(c) His publisher.
(d) His editor.

14. What is in the hearts of the people who bring passion to New York, according to White?
(a) Hope.
(b) Love.
(c) Strength.
(d) Fire.

15. What does White say New York offers that most other cities do not?
(a) World cuisines.
(b) Activities and events to attend.
(c) Religion of all sorts.
(d) A huge gathering of people.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has New York lost along with its uniqueness, according to White?

2. Which of these is something White says people come to New York looking for?

3. What kind of changes must the reader make as he reads this article?

4. What was the last name of the man who wrote the introduction to this book?

5. How does the person giving a description of White feel about him?

(see the answer keys)

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