Middlesex Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2, Tricknology.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What industry is the Temple No. 1 involved in?
(a) Raising silkworms and weaving silk fabric.
(b) Cigar rolling.
(c) Bootlegging.
(d) Tool and dye manufacturing.

2. Why does Desdemona visit Dr. Philobosian in this chapter?
(a) To determine whether or not she is pregnant
(b) To ask him to sterilize her so she will not be able to have more children.
(c) To have a physical examination
(d) Because she has contracted an illness from the silk workers

3. Which of the following statements best describes Lefty?
(a) A cruel, abusive alcoholic.
(b) A modern man in a traditional town.
(c) A traditional man in a modern town.
(d) A jazz loving gangster.

4. What is unusual about Desdemona's presence on Hastings Street?
(a) Hastings Street is a long distance from her home on Hurlbut.
(b) Desdemona is dressed in traditional Greek clothing while everyone on Hastings Street is dressed in modern clothing.
(c) Hastings Street is primarily a black neighborhood and Desdemona is white.
(d) Hastings Street is primarily a white neighborhood and Desdemona is black.

5. What shocks Desdemona and Lefty about Sourmelina's husband, Jimmy Zismo?
(a) His occupation.
(b) His dark skin.
(c) His wealth.
(d) His religious beliefs.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lefty teach Desdemona to help her pass the English literacy test required for entry into America?

2. What does Desdemona attempt to smuggle into the U.S. in her silkworm box?

3. What does Desdemona fear will happen to Lefty?

4. What does Desdemona's mother say is critical for encourage silk worms to produce good silk?

5. What does Desdemona vow to never do again after Milton's birth?

(see the answer key)

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