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

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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 does "The First Day" take place?
(a) June.
(b) September.
(c) July.
(d) August.

2. What does Samuel Sr. say to his sister after he kills Angie?
(a) "Angie's dead".
(b) "The gun went off".
(c) "I stabbed her a lot".
(d) "I didn't do it".

3. What does Avis ask the dreadlock man when she first sees him?
(a) Avis asks if he thinks her mother is pretty.
(b) Avis asks where he is from.
(c) Avis asks if he has a comb or brush.
(d) Avis asks if she can sit next to him.

4. In "The Store", where does the protagonist commit his offense?
(a) In the No. 4 precinct.
(b) In the No. 1 precinct.
(c) In the No. 2 precinct.
(d) In the No. 3 precinct.

5. What was Angie holding in her hand at the time of her death?
(a) The knife.
(b) The telephone.
(c) A credit card.
(d) A hairbrush.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What is Manny doing at the table when Caesar arrives?

3. What is Cassandra smoking at the opening of the story?

4. What did Marie go out to buy the first time she needed to defend herself?

5. How does Betsy Ann's father deal with the dead pigeons?

(see the answer key)

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