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

Edward P. Jones
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Night Rhonda Ferguson Was Killed.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Betsy Ann's father get to work in the morning?
(a) By train.
(b) By bus.
(c) By taxicab.
(d) By car.

2. What does Betsy Ann say to her father about the pigeons?
(a) "They bite!"
(b) "They smell."
(c) "They tickle."
(d) "They're dirty!"

3. What does Cassandra carry in her pocket?
(a) Newspaper clippings of Rhonda's success, wrapped in tinfoil.
(b) An eviction notice.
(c) Cigarettes.
(d) Her mother's obituary.

4. What smell does the protagonist of "The First Day" notice each time she turns her head?
(a) Chemically treated hair.
(b) Dixie Peach hair grease.
(c) Fresh soap.
(d) Gardenia perfume behind her ear.

5. What does Janet teach Robert to do using a blond baby doll?
(a) Pin a girl's dress.
(b) Comb a girl's hair.
(c) Braid a girl's hair.
(d) Change a girl's diaper.

Short Answer Questions

1. A woman in "The First Day" has fashioned hair curlers out of which of the following?

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

3. What does the protagonist's mother see as the "beginning and end of the world"?

4. What happens to Betsy Ann's pigeons?

5. Why does the protagonist's mother scold the protagonist while she is filling out paperwork in "The First Day"?

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