Lost in the City: Stories Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Lost in the City and His Mother's House.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What time is it when Melanie approaches Cassandra while she is sitting in her brother-in-law's car?
(a) 4:30.
(b) 3:30.
(c) 2:30.
(d) 4:00.

2. Which school does the protagonist of "The Store" graduate from?
(a) Seaton.
(b) Dunbar.
(c) Lafayette.
(d) Walker-Jackson.

3. When does Lonney marry Brenda?
(a) April.
(b) October.
(c) March.
(d) November.

4. How old is Santiago at the beginning of the story?
(a) 17 years old.
(b) 30 years old.
(c) 28 years old.
(d) 20 years old.

5. What is Cassandra smoking at the opening of the story?
(a) Chesterfields.
(b) Virginia Slims.
(c) Marijuana.
(d) Marlboros.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Store", how long has Atlas Printing Co. been in business?

2. What was the movie that Lydia went to see on her first date?

3. What does Cassandra do to retaliate against her brother-in-law after their morning fight?

4. Who had Lydia been dreaming of when the phone rang?

5. In "The Store", how old was the protagonist when he decided to quit his first job?

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