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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Minor Heroism by Allan Gurganus.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the older son in Minor Heroism do for a living?
(a) He is a college professor.
(b) He is a school teacher.
(c) He is a writer.
(d) He is an attorney.

2. In Cathedral, who is Robert?
(a) The wife's brother.
(b) The wife's blind friend.
(c) The wife's grandfather.
(d) The wife's uncle.

3. In Talk of Heroes, Who is Willi Varig?
(a) Emily's husband.
(b) A Vietnam veteran.
(c) A famous Norwegian war hero.
(d) The director of the church.

4. What color was the vintage Thunderbird?
(a) Red.
(b) Green.
(c) White.
(d) Gold.

5. In the story Rock Springs, what animal does Edna win in a bet?
(a) A kitten.
(b) A spider monkey.
(c) A goat.
(d) A tarantula.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what condition does Varig arrive at Tusend Hjem on the night of the meeting?



2. What does Bryan tell his father to do with the picture he has drawn?



3. In The Fat Girl, what did Louise's mother start talking to her about when Louise was eight years old?



4. What do Nick and Karen do on Sundays?



5. What did Louise sneak out of the kitchen when she was a young child?



(see the answer key)

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