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

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. What does the protagonist of "The First Day" have for breakfast?
(a) Oatmeal and milk.
(b) Toasted white bread.
(c) Eggs and bacon.
(d) Pancakes without syrup.

2. In "The Store", how old was the protagonist when he decided to quit his first job?
(a) 19.
(b) 26.
(c) 20.
(d) 16.

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 shoves Gladys and a box of possessions into the car and walks away.
(c) Mildred slaps them for daring to come to her house.
(d) Mildred feeds them a dinner of fried chicken, string beans, potato salad, and rolls.

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

5. How many husbands has Jesse Mae had?
(a) 6.
(b) 3.
(c) Only 1, but the women spread rumors that she had married 8 men.
(d) 8.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Sunday Following Mother's Day", on what street was the family's apartment located?

2. How old are the mentally handicapped woman and her housemates?

3. Whose pigeons does Betsy Ann go to visit for the second time?

4. What does Joyce drink after speaking with Pearl?

5. What does Cassandra carry in her pocket?

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