Prologue and Book 1, Chapter 1: "All Respects to Heaven, I Like It Here"
1. How high up is the tightrope walker described in the Prologue as he crossed the Twin Towers?
(a) 123 stories high.
(b) 96 stories high.
(c) 110 stories high.
(d) 50 stories high.
2. What buildings is the walker crossing between in the Prologue?
(a) The Empire State Building and Federal Hall.
(b) The Portland Towers.
(c) The World Trade Center Towers.
(d) The Sears Tower and the Chrysler Building.
3. At what time does the walker begin his tightrope cross in the Prologue?
(a) 7:47 a.m.
(b) 8:15 a.m.
(c) 7:15 a.m.
(d) 6 a.m.
4. The narrator of Book 1, Chapter 1: "All Respects to Heaven, I Like It Here" says that one of the many things he and his brother Corrigan loved about their mother was what?
(a) That she was an excellent cook.
(b) That she was a fine sculptor.
(c) That she was a fine musician.
(d) That she was a fine painter.
This section contains 4,373 words
(approx. 15 pages at 300 words per page)