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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the author compare the setting sun to in The Falling Girl?
(a) A mountain.
(b) A mushroom.
(c) A halo.
(d) A potato.

2. Where is the author of The Boy from?
(a) Germany.
(b) Canada.
(c) United States.
(d) England.

3. From where is the author of The Blue Jar?
(a) Greenland.
(b) Switzerland.
(c) Denmark.
(d) Wales.

4. The author of Love, Your Only Mother hails from where?
(a) Israel.
(b) Great Britain.
(c) Canada.
(d) United States.

5. From what country does the story Gregory come?
(a) Brazil.
(b) Hawaii.
(c) Cyprus.
(d) Indonesia.

6. Who is the author of The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket?
(a) Yasunari Kawabata.
(b) Joyce Carol Oates.
(c) Julio Cortazar.
(d) Margaret Atwood.

7. Who wrote the story La Volpaia?
(a) Yasunari Kawabata.
(b) Joyce Carol Oates.
(c) Jamaica Kincaid.
(d) Mark Helprin.

8. Who is the author of The Boy?
(a) Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
(b) Mark Halprin.
(c) Aurelio Escovar.
(d) Joyce Carol Oates.

9. What are the Maori tribesmen fishing for in At the River?
(a) Trout.
(b) Bass.
(c) Eel.
(d) Carp.

10. In the second scenario presented in Happy Endings, who kills him/herself?
(a) Sarah.
(b) Elizabeth.
(c) Christine.
(d) Mary.

11. Who wrote Welcoming the Board of Directors?
(a) Joyce Carol Oates.
(b) Aurelio Escovar.
(c) Peter Handke.
(d) Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

12. Who is the author of Don't You Blame Anyone?
(a) Jorge Luis Borges.
(b) Julio Cortazar.
(c) Spencer Holst.
(d) Margaret Atwood.

13. Where is the author of At the River from?
(a) Canada.
(b) Australia.
(c) New Zealand
(d) United States.

14. Where do they bury the player in Death of the Right Fielder?
(a) On the field.
(b) In his backyard.
(c) Next to the field.
(d) In a cemetery.

15. When was the author of Weather in San Francisco born?
(a) 1949.
(b) 1935.
(c) 1964.
(d) 1950.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the setting of On Hope?

2. What is Gregory skilled at in the story with his name?

3. In Death of the Right Fielder, how was the right fielder received by his teammates?

4. Who is the author of The Elephant?

5. Where is the author of Iguana Hunting from?

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