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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Georgie pick up hitchhiking on the side of the road?
(a) A young woman who has been shot.
(b) A young man AWOL from the army trying to get to Canada.
(c) A young man running from the police.
(d) A young woman escaping a horrible husband.

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

3. Who dies on the day of the narrator's story in Murderers?
(a) Melvin Bloom.
(b) Arnold Bloom.
(c) Marsha Bernstein.
(d) Harold Cohen.

4. What advise does the speaker in Girl give about bread?
(a) Always buy the largest loaf.
(b) Always squeeze it so you know it is fresh.
(c) Always buy white bread.
(d) Always buy warm bread.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who are Louise's two girl friends in high school?

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

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

4. With whom does Delores finally have a child?

5. What does the priest say to his mother when he sees her?

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