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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why did White agree to write this book?
(a) He loves New York.
(b) He was given a huge portion of the profits.
(c) His wife liked the idea.
(d) His stepson worked for the company printing it.
2. What does White say is an important thing that comes along with one of the gifts New York offers to all men?
3. What kind of New York resident does White like the most?
(a) The lifers.
(b) The commuters.
(c) The born and bred.
(d) The transplants.
4. What is in the hearts of the people who bring passion to New York, according to White?
5. Which kind of New York resident does White credit for the passion in New York?
(a) The commuters.
(b) The transplants.
(c) The ever-present.
(d) The lifers.
6. What record does White say New York holds?
(a) The highest concentration of people.
(b) The highest crime rate.
(c) The highest percentage of diversity.
(d) The highest gap in wealth and poverty.
7. What was the last name of the man who wrote the introduction to this book?
8. What does White hope to show in his story?
(a) How he became a successful writer.
(b) The kind of people who live in New York.
(c) The best way to travel in New York.
(d) The difference in New York over time.
9. What aspect of New York brought in by the residents does White appreciate the most?
10. Where was the writer of the introduction of this book working?
(a) At a newspaper.
(b) At a train station.
(c) At a law school.
(d) At a magazine.
11. Who explains the differences between the New York City written about and the current New York City?
(a) The writer of the introduction.
(d) The editor.
12. What is the most negative thing White mentions about the city?
(a) Its fast pace.
(b) Its crime.
(c) Its filth.
(d) Its lack of manners.
13. Why does White say New York is not as unique anymore?
14. What magazine did White write a lot for?
(a) The New Yorker.
(b) The Washington Post.
15. What has not slowed down in New York since White's death?
(a) The changes.
(b) The pace.
(c) The energy.
(d) The progression.
Short Answer Questions
1. What celebrity did White see in New York one time?
2. What was the writer of the introduction of this book glad that White couldn't see?
3. How did the writer of the introduction of this book know White?
4. Which of the following is NOT out of date in this book?
5. What does White say separated people in New York in his old days?
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