The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz | 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 did Louise sneak out of the kitchen when she was a young child?
(a) Diet cola.
(b) Homemade chocolate chip cookies.
(c) Peanut butter sandwiches.
(d) Her mother's diet pills.

2. How old is Connie's sister?
(a) Twenty seven.
(b) Fifteen.
(c) Twenty four.
(d) Twenty nine,

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What color is Arnold's car?

2. What does the father in the story Minor Heroism do for a living?

3. In The Things They Carried, what are some of things the soldiers carry for personal use?

4. What instructions does the speaker give in The Girl about eating?

5. In Lawns, what room has the narrator reserved at the hotel?

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