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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who gives a good description of White?
(a) His brother.
(b) His wife.
(d) His stepson.
2. How old was White when he first visited New York City?
(a) He was a baby.
(b) He was a young man.
(c) He was middle-aged.
(d) He was a young child.
3. What does White say is an important thing that comes along with one of the gifts New York offers to all men?
4. What is the first kind of person who lives in New York?
(a) The ones who were born there.
(b) The ones who commute there.
(c) The ones who left, but will return later.
(d) The ones who moved there from somewhere else.
5. How do we see how White felt about "The Wizard of Oz"?
(a) He describes a poster for the movie.
(b) He puts in a few lines from the movie.
(c) He talks about his excitement to meet one of the stars.
(d) He talks about red slippers taking him home to New York.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did White say changed New York the most?
2. What magazine did White write a lot for?
3. What does White say one has to do to change himself in New York?
4. What was the name of the business the writer of the introduction of this book worked for?
5. Why was White's book about the city so different from the reality?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does White say he has done to this book that some people will find inaccurate, and what is his reason for this?
2. What is this book about?
3. What does White say is causing New York to lose its uniqueness?
4. What great experience did White have in a New York diner?
5. What does White attribute the unique nature of New York to?
6. Why did White first move to New York?
7. What does White say someone has to do to change things in New York?
8. What did White not want to do to his book before it was published?
9. What kind of things does White say people who come to New York are looking for?
10. Who wrote the introduction to this book?
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