"Introduction: Getting Ready"
1. For what magazine does the author of "Nickel and Dimed" work when she is beginning her assignment?
(a) New York Times
(b) NY Gazette
(c) New Yorker
(d) New England Journal
2. Barbara makes the common that the ____________ is too low and that someone used to more should try to live with it.
(a) Health benefit package
(b) Minimum wage
(c) Worker hour restriction
(d) Break schedule
3. Who is Barbara Ehrenreich's editor, the one who assigns her the story that became this book?
(a) Stu Manshet
(b) Louis Lanston
(c) Joseph Truman
(d) Lewis Lapham
4. Having spend her life with ____________ struggling people, the author is not happy about getting the assignment.
(a) Middle class
(c) Upper class
(d) Lower class
5. Barbara does not want to live a life of _________ or discomfort when it comes to this new assignment.
6. Barbara certainly does not want to do hard ________ labor when she is working at her new jobs.
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