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. In the story A Romantic Weekend, where is the couple in the story going for the weekend?
(a) Washington, D.C.
(b) Miami.
(c) Los Angeles.
(d) New York.

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

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

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

5. What does Louise have hidden in the back of her closet behind her stuffed animals?
(a) Books on dieting.
(b) Candy.
(c) Colas.
(d) Pictures of thin women.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Robert call the husband?

2. What does Georgie hit when he is driving around with the narrator after their shifts?

3. What happens to Quadberry in the VIetnam war?

4. In the story Rock Springs, what animal does Edna win in a bet?

5. Where are the narrator and his passengers going in the story Rock Springs?

(see the answer key)

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