Stoner Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

John Williams
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters VI and VII.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of work does the protagonist spend most of his childhood dedicated to?
(a) Cooking.
(b) Writing.
(c) Farming.
(d) Singing.

2. What does Stoner become fixated on during the war when he is an undergraduate?
(a) History.
(b) The military.
(c) Politics.
(d) His studies.

3. Where does Edith take Grace for a week for the first time alone with her?
(a) Her parents' house.
(b) Paris.
(c) Boston.
(d) The beach.

4. What is the name of the new assistant professor hired after Sloane's death?
(a) Katherine Driscoll.
(b) David Masters.
(c) Edith Bostwick.
(d) Hollis Lomax.

5. Who sees the University as a kind of asylum to protect people too useless to survive the world?
(a) Hollis Lomax.
(b) David Masters.
(c) Edith Bostwick.
(d) Katherine Driscoll.

Short Answer Questions

1. What colleague of William's is described as having a bitter and ironic sense of humor?

2. How does Edith's father die in the book?

3. What is the name of Stoner's family servant who helps take care of his farm?

4. How are the protagonist's attempts at telling his parents he is getting a PhD described?

5. How many days is Edith in labor?

(see the answer key)

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