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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the most negative thing White mentions about the city?
(a) Its fast pace.
(b) Its filth.
(c) Its crime.
(d) Its lack of manners.
2. How many kinds of people does White say are in New York?
3. Where did White live when he began writing this book?
(a) In Queens.
(b) In Brooklyn.
(c) Outside of New York.
(d) In The Bronx.
4. What kind of New York resident does White credit for the stability in New York?
(a) The commuters.
(b) The transplants.
(c) The born and bred.
(d) The ever-present.
5. What is the first kind of person who lives in New York?
(a) The ones who were born there.
(b) The ones who left, but will return later.
(c) The ones who moved there from somewhere else.
(d) The ones who commute there.
6. What kind of New York resident was the last that White talked about?
(a) The lifers.
(b) The born and bred.
(c) The transplants.
(d) The commuters.
7. What does White say is an important thing that comes along with one of the gifts New York offers to all men?
8. Where was the writer of the introduction of this book working?
(a) At a newspaper.
(b) At a magazine.
(c) At a law school.
(d) At a train station.
9. How old was White when he first visited New York City?
(a) He was a young man.
(b) He was a young child.
(c) He was middle-aged.
(d) He was a baby.
10. What opportunity is most prevalent in New York, according to White?
11. Which of these does White say New York holds the key to?
(c) All of the answers are correct.
12. What celebrity did White see in New York one time?
(a) Fred Astaire.
(b) Frank Sinatra.
(c) Fred Stone.
(d) Frank Shelley.
13. What does White say separated people in New York in his old days?
14. What was strange about the terminology White used when talking about what he refused to do to this book before publication?
(a) The names were already altered.
(b) He should have known it would be published in a magazine first.
(c) The writer can't make geographical changes.
(d) He should have said, 'up to date'.
15. How did the writer of the introduction of this book know White?
(a) He was his stepson.
(b) He was his nephew.
(c) He was his teacher.
(d) He was his editor.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the occupation of the man who wrote the introduction to this book?
2. What does White say "The Wizard of Oz" was for many people?
3. What aspect of New York brought in by the residents does White appreciate the most?
4. What is a second gift White Said New York gives to all men?
5. What magazine did White write a lot for?
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