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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Wickedness by Ron Hansen.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where do the couple stay for the weekend in A Romantic Weekend?
(a) In a Marriott Hotel.
(b) At a B and B.
(c) At a friend of hers.
(d) In his grandmother's deserted apartment.

2. In The Fat Girl, what did Louise's mother start talking to her about when Louise was eight years old?
(a) Her career.
(b) Watching her weight.
(c) Attending high school.
(d) Attending college.

3. What does the couple decide to do after their first night together on their romantic weekend?
(a) Return home.
(b) Take a long walk.
(c) Read the Sunday paper.
(d) Go to a museum.

4. What does the older son in Minor Heroism do for a living?
(a) He is a college professor.
(b) He is an attorney.
(c) He is a school teacher.
(d) He is a writer.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Dzia-Dzia?

2. In the story A Romantic Weekend, where is the couple in the story going for the weekend?

3. What do Nick and Karen do on Sundays?

4. In Testimony of Pilot, who is Lillian?

5. What show does Robert and his hosts end up watching on television?

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