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

Edward P. Jones
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Store.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What position does Lonney's father hold?
(a) Lonney's father is a mechanic for the Army.
(b) Lonney's father is a cook on a Navy vessel.
(c) Lonney's father is president of a bank.
(d) Lonney's father is a "big shot Negro officer" in the Army.

2. How much does the protagonist's mother give to the woman who assists in completing the forms in "The First Day"?
(a) 5 cents.
(b) $5.
(c) $50.
(d) 50 cents.

3. In "The Store", where is the protagonist when he realizes he has left some of his personal belongings at the job he just quit?
(a) On K Street.
(b) On New York Ave.
(c) On 7th Street.
(d) On 5th Street.

4. Where do Betsy Ann and her father live?
(a) In a house with Miles.
(b) In the basement of Jenny and Walter Creed's house.
(c) In an apartment rented out by Betsy Ann's grandmother.
(d) In an apartment on the third floor of Jenny and Walter Creed's house.

5. How many times this week has Caesar dreamed of the mentally disabled woman he plans to defraud?
(a) 5.
(b) 1.
(c) 2.
(d) 4.

Short Answer Questions

1. What interrupts Cassandra as she writes her phone number down for Wesley?

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

3. Why does Caesar dislike it when Manny calls his apartment?

4. Who do the girls see moving into an apartment on 9th street?

5. What is the last thing the protagonist hears of her mother as she starts class in "The First Day"?

(see the answer key)

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