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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The First Day by Edward P. Jones.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Georgie hit when he is driving around with the narrator after their shifts?
(a) A truck.
(b) A cow.
(c) A pregnant rabbit.
(d) A deer.

2. What does the husband in Cathedral find disconcerting about Robert?
(a) Robert is a paraplegic.
(b) Robert is over seven feet tall.
(c) Robert is only twenty years old.
(d) Robert is blind.

3. How old is the new county school teacher in Wickedness?
(a) Thirty nine.
(b) Twenty five.
(c) Eighteen.
(d) Sixteen.

4. Where does the narrator, Cheryl and Edna spend the night when their car breaks down?
(a) A Super 8.
(b) A Marriott.
(c) A Day's Inn.
(d) A Ramada.

5. Where did Mrs. Kubiac go to try and find her daughter?
(a) Chicago.
(b) New York.
(c) Portland.
(d) Los Angeles.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of car does the narrator of Rock Springs steal?

2. Where do the couple stay for the weekend in A Romantic Weekend?

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

4. In Minor Heroism, where in the house does Bryan sit and draw his pictures?

5. What unusual injury befalls Terrence Weber in Emergency?

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