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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the protagonist's mother see as the "beginning and end of the world"?
(a) Education.
(b) Respect.
(c) Honor.
(d) Money.

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

3. What are Robert and Clara pretending to fight over?
(a) Places where they can eat dinner.
(b) Their share of the newspaper.
(c) Use of an umbrella.
(d) Cab fare.

4. How many pigeons does Miles give Betsy Ann?
(a) 3.
(b) 2.
(c) 4.
(d) 5.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. From what illness does Clara die?

2. Where do Betsy Ann and her father live?

3. What does the protagonist of "The First Day" wear in the opening scene?

4. What advice does Robert receive from Carleton and Carlos?

5. Where does Jenny encounter Clara and Robert?

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