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. What artistic medium does Julie Kikuchi work with?
(a) Painting.
(b) Photography.
(c) Pottery.
(d) Sculpture.

2. Where do Desdemona and Lefty move to in this chapter?
(a) Grosse Pointe.
(b) Hurlbut.
(c) Bithynios.
(d) Milton and Tessie's home in Indian Village.

3. To what religious faith does Stephanides family belong?
(a) Greek Orthodox Church.
(b) The Church of Islam.
(c) The Presbyterian Church.
(d) The Roman Catholic Church.

4. What does the narrator say makes him/her "the most famous hermaphrodite in history"?
(a) S/he went to the doctor to have a sex change operation.
(b) S/he has the brain of a boy, but was raised as a girl.
(c) S/he was studied by Dr. Luce.
(d) S/he lived as a girl but had the body of a boy.

5. What reason does Lefty give Desdemona for his trip into town?
(a) To sell the silk cocoons at market.
(b) To court a woman he hopes to marry.
(c) To shop for groceries at the market.
(d) To visit a local bar and brothel.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Desdemona promise St. Christopher she will do if Milton is spared injury in the war?

2. What happens to Milton as he is about to go into war that Desdemona believes is an answer to her prayers?

3. What drives Desdemona and Lefty from Bithynios?

4. Who is Lefty and Desdemona's sponsor for entry into America?

5. What shocks Desdemona and Lefty about Sourmelina's husband, Jimmy Zismo?

(see the answer key)

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