The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz | Lesson Plans Eight Week Quiz A

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Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Fat Girl by Andre Dubus.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who are Louise's two girl friends in high school?
(a) Joan and Harriet.
(b) Jessica and Marie.
(c) Joan and Marjorie.
(d) Jean and Melanie.

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

3. In All the Way in Flagstaff, what does William want to do when he grows up?
(a) Become a teacher.
(b) Become a firefighter.
(c) Become a doctor.
(d) Become a priest.

4. In River of Names, what does the narrator's lover accuse her of?
(a) Being unfaithful.
(b) A fascination with violence.
(c) A poor attitude toward marriage.
(d) An interest in other families.

5. What does Robert call the husband?
(a) Bud.
(b) Mac.
(c) Bub.
(d) Yo.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where do Irene and the children move when they leave Flagstaff?

2. Who does Louise marry when she is thin?

3. In The Darling, what is Dolores Starr's unusual occupation?

4. In River of Names, what is the narrator certain she does not want to do?

5. What do Michael and Delores first find they have in common?

(see the answer key)

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