The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz | 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 color was the vintage Thunderbird?
(a) Red.
(b) Green.
(c) White.
(d) Gold.

2. What does Louise have hidden in the back of her closet behind her stuffed animals?
(a) Pictures of thin women.
(b) Candy.
(c) Books on dieting.
(d) Colas.

3. As A Vintage Thunderbird opens, who are the people driving from Virginia to New York?
(a) Nick and Karen.
(b) Mick and Susan.
(c) Nick and Lauren.
(d) Mick and Karen.

4. Who is Louise's close friend in college?
(a) Patrice.
(b) Jessica.
(c) Susan.
(d) Carrie.

5. When did Emily first meet Willi Varig?
(a) Twenty years before the birth of their child.
(b) Two years after they were married.
(c) Ten years after WWII.
(d) In hgih school.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the older son in Minor Heroism do for a living?

2. Where are the narrator and his passengers going in the story Rock Springs?

3. In Talk of Heroes, Who is Willi Varig?

4. In the story Rock Springs, what animal does Edna win in a bet?

5. In Rock Springs, what is the narrator's daughter's name?

(see the answer key)

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