The Best American Short Stories of the Century Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through 565-651.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "Janus" what did he main character's lover want her to do?
(a) Remain with her husband.
(b) Leave her husband.
(c) Live in a garden.
(d) Deceive her master.

2. Who wrote "The Hitch-Hikers"?
(a) Eudora Welty.
(b) E.B. White.
(c) Augusten Burroughs.
(d) Dorothy Parker.

3. In "Gesturing" who is Richard's mistress?
(a) Catherine.
(b) Joan.
(c) Ruth.
(d) Monica.

4. Who wrote "The Other Woman"?
(a) John Smith.
(b) Mark Twain.
(c) Maya Angelou.
(d) Sherwood Anderson.

5. In "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" how old is June?
(a) 12.
(b) 31.
(c) 44.
(d) 24.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Country Husband" who kisses Francis?

2. In "The Hitch-Hikers" what does Sobby try to steal?

3. In "The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin," who is the boy's best friend?

4. In "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" where does the family go on their outing?

5. Who wrote "That in Aleppo Once..."?

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