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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. What paradoxical statement does White make about New York?
(a) It is beautiful but ugly.
(b) It is safe, but vulnerable.
(c) It is cruel but kind.
(d) It is always changing, but changeless.
2. Where did White live for a while when he was poor in New York?
(a) Broadway theaters.
(b) A bus station.
(c) Central Park.
(d) Grand Central Terminal.
3. How close does White say the people in New York are constantly escaping something?
(a) By a blink and a half.
(b) By a large margin.
(c) By a day or two.
(d) By a narrow margin.
4. Whom does White describe sending messages to each other?
(a) An employee and his boss.
(b) Two sisters.
(c) A young couple.
(d) A father and son.
5. What was White's main mode of transportation when he lived in the city?
(a) The subway.
(b) The train.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of these is NOT something that White says is destroying the city?
2. What title does White say New York will always hold over all other big cities?
3. What does White say would happen if the communities in New York stopped working together for one day?
4. What does White say a small number of visitors will feel about their visit to New York?
5. How does White describe the different neighborhoods in New York?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does White say someone has to do to find good things in New York?
2. What has changed about the mansions in New York since White lived there?
3. What does White write about when he reminisces about his past memories in New York?
4. What kind of things does White say will happen to someone who does not yet understand New York?
5. What is an interesting record that Manhattan holds?
6. What does White say the city of New York offers its citizens as no other big city does?
7. How does White say one can recognize the visitors to the city who were disappointed in their experience?
8. What does White say called him to New York?
9. What does White say all people in New York are looking for?
10. What about New York does White say is outlandish?
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