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

Edward P. Jones
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A New Man, A Dark Night, and Marie.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How old is Ida Garrett?
(a) 84 years old.
(b) 73 years old.
(c) 91 years old.
(d) 87 years old.

3. Why does the protagonist's mother scold the protagonist while she is filling out paperwork in "The First Day"?
(a) The protagonist is antagonizing another student.
(b) The protagonist is staring at a judgmental little girl.
(c) The protagonist is fussing with her clothes.
(d) The protagonist is misbehaving out of boredom.

4. What does Mildred say to the woman when she runs into her on the street?
(a) "Thank you."
(b) "It was you."
(c) "How dare you?"
(d) "Nice to meet you."

5. Who accompanies Betsy Ann on her trips to retrieve her pigeons?
(a) Robert.
(b) Jenny.
(c) Ralph Holley.
(d) Clara.

Short Answer Questions

1. What put Sherman in the hospital?

2. How does the protagonist of "The Store" get by day-to-day without a job?

3. What was the movie that Lydia went to see on her first date?

4. What color are the protagonist's socks in "The First Day"?

5. What color is Clara's casket?

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