The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz | 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. What does Lenny in Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta give the protagonist before he leaves?
(a) A diamond bracelet.
(b) A box of Swiss chocolates.
(c) A new car.
(d) A drink and a cigarette.

2. In River of Names, what is the narrator certain she does not want to do?
(a) Tell stories.
(b) Get married.
(c) Go back to college.
(d) Have children.

3. In River of Names, who is the narrator's lover?
(a) Jesse.
(b) Bill.
(c) Marie.
(d) Thom.

4. To whom was Robert married?
(a) Bernice.
(b) Sandra.
(c) Betty.
(d) Beulah.

5. In The Darling, what is Dolores Starr's unusual occupation?
(a) She is a zoo keeper.
(b) She is a detective.
(c) She is a sky diver.
(d) She is a murderer.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Robert call the husband?

2. Who is Louise's close friend in college?

3. What do Nick and Karen do on Sundays?

4. In All the Way in Flagstaff, what does William want to do when he grows up?

5. In River of Names, what does the narrator's lover accuse her of?

(see the answer key)

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