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

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

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

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

5. In what condition does Varig arrive at Tusend Hjem on the night of the meeting?
(a) He is unable to speak English.
(b) He is exhausted.
(c) He is drunk.
(d) He is alone and afraid.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. In The Fat Girl, what did Louise's mother start talking to her about when Louise was eight years old?

4. In River of Names, who is the narrator's lover?

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

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