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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following is NOT out of date in this book?
(a) The tour times.
(b) The population statistics.
(c) The Broadway reviews.
(d) None of these.
2. Which of the following is NOT one of the kinds of New York residents that White talks about?
(a) The ever-present.
(b) The born and bred.
(c) The transplants.
(d) The commuters.
3. What magazine did White write a lot for?
(a) The Washington Post.
(d) The New Yorker.
4. What part of New York does White spend most of his time describing?
(b) The Bronx.
5. What record does White say New York holds?
(a) The highest crime rate.
(b) The highest gap in wealth and poverty.
(c) The highest percentage of diversity.
(d) The highest concentration of people.
6. Which of these is another thing White says people come to New York looking for?
7. How does the person giving a description of White feel about him?
(a) He cares deeply for him.
(b) He is envious of but admires him.
(c) She is proud of him.
(d) He knows him slightly.
8. What kind of changes must the reader make as he reads this article?
(a) Literary Changes.
(b) Geographical changes.
(c) Mental changes.
(d) Spiritual changes.
9. What major project was the celebrity involved in that White saw in New York one time?
(a) His autobiography.
(b) A compilation of his greatest news stories.
(c) The Wizard of Oz.
(d) The Broadway Revival.
10. What is in the hearts of the people who bring passion to New York, according to White?
11. What does White say "The Wizard of Oz" was for many people?
(a) A family-uniting film.
(b) A happy memory.
(c) An iconic moment.
(d) A technological advancement.
12. What does White compare the city to?
13. 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 a young man.
(d) He was middle-aged.
14. How many kinds of people does White say are in New York?
15. Why is White's stepson happy that White can't see the city now?
(a) He would be very confused.
(b) He would hate it.
(c) He would never want to leave.
(d) He would feel ashamed for writing negative things.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does White feel about New York over all?
2. What did White want the reader to do as he read this book?
3. Where was White born?
4. What kind of New York resident does White like the most?
5. What does White say is an important thing that comes along with one of the gifts New York offers to all men?
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