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. Who is Lefty and Desdemona's sponsor for entry into America?
(a) Captain Kontoulis.
(b) They do not need a sponsor to enter the U.S.
(c) Their friend, Dr. Philobosian.
(d) Their cousin, Sourmelina.

2. What does Lefty resolve to do after his visit to the brothel?
(a) Attend the local Greek church more often.
(b) Leave Bithynios to immigrate to America.
(c) Marry a village girl and start a family.
(d) Tell Desdemona of his feelings for her.

3. What is the fate of the Silk Room at Temple No. 1 when Elijah Muhammed takes over as leader after Fard's arrest.?
(a) It is downsized.
(b) It is relocated to a new building.
(c) It closes.
(d) It is expanded.

4. Why do Lefty and Desdemona know that they can trust Sourmelina to keep the secret that they are siblings?
(a) Sourmelina does not know that Lefty and Desdemona are siblings.
(b) Lefty and Desdemona pay Sourmelina a fee for her silence.
(c) Lefty and Desdemona threaten Sourmelina.
(d) Sourmelina has her own secret: she is a lesbian.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What religion do the members of Temple No. 1 practice?

2. Which of the following statements best describes Lefty?

3. Why is Lefty fired from the Ford automobile company?

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

5. What is the cause of Desdemona's heart palpitations?

(see the answer key)

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