Middlesex Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3, Tiresias In Love.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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) Sister Wanda.
(d) The Prophet Muhammed.

2. What happens to Jimmy on Lefty's and his last trip out to the lake?
(a) The Packard breaks through the ice and sinks below the surface with Jimmy inside.
(b) Jimmy crashes the Packard into a telephone pole.
(c) He and Lefty fight and Jimmy is hurt.
(d) He is caught by the police for bootlegging.

3. Why is Callie given the position of goalie on the field hockey team at her school?
(a) She is uncoordinated so the coach gave her a position where she would not need to move much.
(b) She is the last student to sign up for the team and goalie is the only position left open.
(c) She is agile on her feet and able to block shots made on the goal.
(d) The goalie equipment fits her better than the other girls.

4. Who marries Lefty and Desdemona on the boat?
(a) No one, they are not married until they reach America.
(b) A priest traveling on the Giulia.
(c) Captain Kontoulis.
(d) Dr. Philobosian.

5. What happens to Milton as he is about to go into war that Desdemona believes is an answer to her prayers?
(a) He receives word that he has been accepted to the US Naval Academy and is immediately transported off of the ship.
(b) He is discharged from the Navy and is able to return to Detroit to work in the Zebra Room.
(c) He is injured by a fellow seaman and spends the rest of the war safely in a US hospital.
(d) He receives word that Tessie has broken off her engagement to Mike.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Opa!", why is Milton suddenly around the house more than at the diner?

2. What does Mike Antoniou think of Tessie's daily trips to the movie theatre?

3. What is located in Desdemona's hope chest that she fears she will never use?

4. Why does Jimmy Fioretos call to wake Milton early one morning?

5. Where do Desdemona and Lefty move to when they arrive in the United States?

(see the answer key)

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