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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the florist where Augie gets a job working for gangsters?
(a) Orangedaisy.
(b) Yellowtide.
(c) Bluegren.
(d) Redmaple.

2. Which of the following religions does the March family adhere to?
(a) Buddhism.
(b) Mormonism.
(c) Judaism.
(d) Catholicism.

3. Why does the matchmaker, Kriendle, believe that Simon should not marry?
(a) Because he is too dumb.
(b) Because he is too irresponsible.
(c) All of the above.
(d) Because he is too young.

4. Who pays for Augie to get new clothes before he meets the wealthy Magnus family?
(a) Charlotte.
(b) William.
(c) Manny.
(d) Simon.

5. What does Augie claim gangster funerals smell like?
(a) Booze.
(b) Smoke.
(c) Fear.
(d) Cheese.

6. Which of the following cities is Augie NOT disgusted with while traveling with Dingbat?
(a) Gary.
(b) Hammond.
(c) Muskegon.
(d) Flint.

7. Why does Augie leave the services of the Renlings?
(a) Because he was fired.
(b) Because they wanted to adopt him.
(c) Because he missed his family.
(d) Because they lowered his rates.

8. Which of the following adjectives best describes Grandma?
(a) Affectionate.
(b) Simple-minded.
(c) Tyrannical.
(d) Obese.

9. How much rent does Augie pay to the Owens every month for the room he shares with two other students?
(a) $30 per month.
(b) He does not pay rent.
(c) $10 per month.
(d) $20 per month.

10. What University does William's only son, Arthur, attend?
(a) University of Idaho.
(b) University of Illinois.
(c) University of Indiana.
(d) University of Iowa.

11. What is the name of the old folks' home that Simon arranges for Grandma?
(a) Dinkles.
(b) Nelsons.
(c) Murrays.
(d) Funkes.

12. In what year did the stock market crash?
(a) 1929.
(b) 1939.
(c) 1919.
(d) 1949.

13. How much money does Gorman promise to pay Augie for helping him smuggle Canadians over the border?
(a) $25.
(b) $50.
(c) $75.
(d) $100.

14. How old is Augie March at the opening of the novel?
(a) 11 years old.
(b) 13 years old.
(c) 9 years old.
(d) 15 years old.

15. What type of dog is Winnie?
(a) Chihuahua.
(b) Poodle.
(c) Shi-tzu.
(d) Beagle.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Augie's father at the opening of the novel?

2. What is the name of Augie's childhood best friend?

3. From where does Augie steal a collection of Harvard Classics books?

4. How was Ruth Snyder executed?

5. How does Georgie feel about being institutionalized?

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