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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Butterfly on F Street and Gospel.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where was the last place Caesar saw Sherman?
(a) His apartment.
(b) County Jail.
(c) Howard Hospital.
(d) Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

2. In "A Butterfly on F Street", how long had Mildred Harper been married to Mansfield Harper?
(a) 17 years.
(b) 35 years.
(c) 20 years.
(d) 27 years.

3. When the girls arrive at Mildred Harper's house, what does Mildred do?
(a) Mildred calls for Gladys to answer the door.
(b) Mildred slaps them for daring to come to her house.
(c) Mildred shoves Gladys and a box of possessions into the car and walks away.
(d) Mildred feeds them a dinner of fried chicken, string beans, potato salad, and rolls.

4. In "His Mother's House", what is one of the few things Santiago Moses's mother brings with her when she moves into the house Santiago bought for her?
(a) The love seat.
(b) The single family portrait.
(c) The coffee table.
(d) The teacup her mother gave her.

5. In "The Girl Who Raised Pigeons", what game do the boys play in the schoolyard?
(a) Basketball.
(b) Jumprope.
(c) Dodge ball.
(d) Poison.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Pearl discover about a week after Humphrey was born?

2. In "An Orange Line Train to Ballston", what part of the train system fascinates Marvin?

3. What does Maddie think the blood seeping out of Angie's body represents?

4. What experience has taught Cassandra that asking questions can be dangerous?

5. In "The First Day", what does the protagonist do as an "old, old game" between her and her mother?

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