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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of these does White say New York holds the key to?
(d) All of the answers are correct.
2. Where did White live when he began writing this book?
(a) In The Bronx.
(b) In Brooklyn.
(c) Outside of New York.
(d) In Queens.
3. Who wrote the introduction to this book?
4. When did White die?
5. How old was White when he first visited New York City?
(a) He was a young child.
(b) He was a baby.
(c) He was middle-aged.
(d) He was a young man.
6. What does White say people CANNOT change while in New York?
(b) None of these.
(d) Past history.
7. Who gives a good description of White?
(a) His brother.
(b) His stepson.
(c) His wife.
8. What was strange about the terminology White used when talking about what he refused to do to this book before publication?
(a) The writer can't make geographical changes.
(b) He should have known it would be published in a magazine first.
(c) He should have said, 'up to date'.
(d) The names were already altered.
9. What month did White die?
10. What kind of publication was the first to print this book?
(a) A novella.
(b) A newspaper.
(c) A magazine.
(d) A newsletter.
11. What was the occupation of the celebrity White once met in New York?
12. What has New York lost along with its uniqueness, according to White?
(a) Its opportunity.
(b) Its charm.
(c) Its energy.
(d) Its thrill.
13. What was strange about this book when it was published?
(a) All the names in it had been changed.
(b) It was written under a pseudonym.
(c) It was written as a tribute.
(d) Many things had already changed.
14. What does White say used to make New York so unique?
(a) Its landscape.
(b) Its businesses.
(c) Its activities.
(d) Its people.
15. Which of the following is NOT out of date in this book?
(a) The tour times.
(b) None of these.
(c) The Broadway reviews.
(d) The population statistics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does White explain just before talking about the kinds of people in New York?
2. What does White say New York offers that most other cities do not?
3. What kind of person does White say the city would not be the same without?
4. How do we know White cared for New York?
5. Why is White's stepson happy that White can't see the city now?
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