Middlesex Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3, Home Movies.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Lefty manage to keep the men in the gaming room from stealing his winnings?
(a) He flees from the gaming room and hides.
(b) He fights the men and wins.
(c) He hides them in his sock.
(d) He loses them all in subsequent games.

2. What does Chapter Eleven do after the church service that shocks and frightens Tessie?
(a) He shouts obscenities in the church.
(b) He spills hot coffee on a little girl.
(c) He brings a dead bird into to show Father Mike.
(d) He climbs up on a chair in the reception room.

3. What happens to the Zebra Room's earnings?
(a) They are stolen when the Zebra Room is burglarized.
(b) The Zebra Room earns little money because it is located in a poor neighborhood.
(c) Milton uses the money to expand the operation by opening a series of hot dog stands.
(d) Lefty loses them by gambling instead of depositing them into the bank.

4. What drives Desdemona and Lefty from Bithynios?
(a) The advancing Greek army.
(b) The strong desire to join their cousin in America.
(c) All of their neighbors are leaving and they do not want to be left alone in the village.
(d) The advancing Turkish army.

5. Who does Desdemona over hear through the heating vents in the Silk Room of the Temple No. 1?
(a) W.D. Fard.
(b) Betty Smith.
(c) The Prophet Muhammed.
(d) Sister Wanda.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Why did Sourmelina's parents send her to America?

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

4. What medical fact does Dr. Philobosian share with Desdemona that makes her worry about her pregnancy?

5. What does Desdemona do to help make the village girls more attractive to Lefty?

(see the answer key)

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