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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. Why didn't White make changes in his manuscript when they happened in New York?
(a) He wanted to age his piece a bit.
(b) He liked the original version better.
(c) He was too close to his deadline.
(d) He wanted the reader to do that for himself.
2. What does White explain just before talking about the kinds of people in New York?
(a) The things to do.
(b) The landscape.
(c) The history.
(d) The routines.
3. What does White say will always be innumerable in New York?
4. What did White want the reader to do as he read this book?
(a) Find their own truths about New York.
(b) Take his word as truth about New York.
(c) Note the changes in New York.
(d) Get inspired to visit New York.
5. What opportunity is most prevalent in New York, according to White?
Short Answer Questions
1. What record does White say New York holds?
2. Why was White's book about the city so different from the reality?
3. How does White seem to feel about "The Wizard of Oz"?
4. What was the last name of the man who wrote the introduction to this book?
5. How old was White when he first visited New York City?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the gifts that White says New York has to offer all men?
2. What does White say the first kind of New York resident brings to the city?
3. What does White say separates most of the people in New York?
4. What is this book about?
5. What does White attribute the unique nature of New York to?
6. What does White say is the third kind of person that lives in the city?
7. What kind of things does White say people who come to New York are looking for?
8. What does White say he has done to this book that some people will find inaccurate, and what is his reason for this?
9. What does White choose to talk about after explaining all the things to do in New York?
10. What does White say someone has to do to change things in New York?
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