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

Edward P. Jones
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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. In "The First Day", the admissions staff members at Seaton Elementary look like models out of which of the following magazines?
(a) Ebony.
(b) Vogue.
(c) Marie Claire.
(d) Good Housekeeping.

2. What surprising news does Clara give Jenny?
(a) Clara tells Jenny that her mother has passed away.
(b) Clara tells Jenny that Robert has enlisted in the army.
(c) Clara tells Jenny that she and Robert are recently engaged.
(d) Clara tells Jenny that she and Robert are expecting.

3. What does Marcus call the dreadlock man?
(a) Sir.
(b) Dreadlock man.
(c) Natty Dreadlock.
(d) The man with the snake hair.

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

5. Which church does the protagonist's mother attend in "The First Day"?
(a) Mt. Carmel Baptist.
(b) St. John's Lutheran.
(c) First Methodist Church.
(d) First Baptist Church.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What is the name of the judge who sentences Samuel Sr.?

3. What did Lydia's mother say about the first boy Lydia had sex with?

4. What is Miles' profession?

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

(see the answer key)

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