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

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. 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 feeds them a dinner of fried chicken, string beans, potato salad, and rolls.
(d) Mildred shoves Gladys and a box of possessions into the car and walks away.

2. What does the janitor, Jake Horton, send to Betsy Ann?
(a) Flowers.
(b) Pigeons.
(c) A pink carriage.
(d) A blue rattle.

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

4. In "The Night Rhonda Ferguson Was Killed", when the car stalls, who is able to get it started?
(a) Cassandra.
(b) Wesley.
(c) Melanie.
(d) Anita.

5. In "The First Day", what time does the protagonist's mother promise to pick her up?
(a) 12:00.
(b) 1:00.
(c) 11:00.
(d) 2:00.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Girl Who Raised Pigeons," how many years pass before Betsy Ann wants to see the pigeons again?

2. What are Robert and Clara pretending to fight over?

3. What smell does the protagonist of "The First Day" notice each time she turns her head?

4. How does Rhonda die?

5. What is Miles' profession?

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