The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Rock Springs by Richard Ford.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does the protagonist in Tall Tales from the Mekong Deltareact when Lenny shows up at her house unannounced?
(a) She is angry.
(b) She is curious.
(c) She is nervous.
(d) She is thrilled.

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

4. 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 alone and afraid.
(c) He is drunk.
(d) He is exhausted.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. What do Robert and the husband end up doing at the end of the television show?

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

5. With whom does Delores finally have a child?

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