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

2. What show does Robert and his hosts end up watching on television?
(a) A show about dog training.
(b) A show about cathedrals.
(c) A show about automobiles.
(d) A show about boating.

3. What do Michael and Delores first find they have in common?
(a) They both were married twice before.
(b) They both own guns.
(c) They both have cats.
(d) They both loved Italian food.

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

5. What color was the vintage Thunderbird?
(a) Green.
(b) White.
(c) Red.
(d) Gold.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. What does Louise have hidden in the back of her closet behind her stuffed animals?

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

5. What does Lenny in Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta give the protagonist before he leaves?

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