Paris to the Moon Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Adam Gopnik
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Handful of Cherries.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What ability does the Rookie have when he is discovered?
(a) He can throw stones with surprising accuracy.
(b) He can see a fly from one hundred yards away.
(c) He can run faster than boys twice his age.
(d) He can catch all types of balls.

2. According to Gopnik in Distant Errors, what is the magic American word?
(a) Love.
(b) Freedom.
(c) Things.
(d) Fun.

3. What sentence was Papon given by the jury?
(a) Death.
(b) He was fined 500,000 dollars.
(c) He was given a pardon for his work for the state.
(d) Ten years in prison.

4. What nationality was the tourist that got off on the first platform rather than the second in Trouble at the Tower?
(a) American.
(b) German.
(c) Canadian.
(d) British.

5. What does Nisha's spouse do for a job?
(a) He is a chauffeur.
(b) He is a chef.
(c) He is a professor.
(d) He is a doctor.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which area of Paris does Gopnik find his apartment in?

2. How many haute couture shows were in Paris in Couture Shock?

3. At the end of The Rookie, what does Luke ask for, for his birthday?

4. What is the name of the French economist who claimed that the U.S. economy was stagnant?

5. Shortly after the problem with the tourist, why was the tower closed for several days in Trouble at the Tower?

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