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Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Lawns by Mona Simpson.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do Margaret's family members learn about Dr. Sakuma?
(a) He was her grandfather, a white man.
(b) He was the man who named her Many Wounds.
(c) He was the father of her children.
(d) He was the teacher who inspired her to learn.

2. Who is Little Duke?
(a) The name of the restaurant.
(b) A stray cat.
(c) Edna's uncle.
(d) The narrator's daughter's dog.

3. What do Robert and the husband end up doing at the end of the television show?
(a) Going to sleep.
(b) Calling out for a pizza.
(c) Eating blueberry pie.
(d) Drawing a picture together.

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

5. What advise does the speaker in Girl give about bread?
(a) Always buy the largest loaf.
(b) Always buy warm bread.
(c) Always buy white bread.
(d) Always squeeze it so you know it is fresh.

Short Answer Questions

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



2. What does Louise have hidden in the back of her closet behind her stuffed animals?



3. Who does Georgie pick up hitchhiking on the side of the road?



4. What show does Robert and his hosts end up watching on television?



5. In the story Girl, on what day does the speaker tell the girl to wash clothes?



(see the answer key)

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