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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Daddy Garbage by John Edgar Wideman.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does the narrator of Lawns work?
(a) In the library of her college.
(b) In the mailroom of her dormitory.
(c) In the bank on her college campus.
(d) In the department store in her college town.

2. In A Romantic Weekend, what does the woman want to talk about after dinner?
(a) Her favorite books.
(b) Her family.
(c) Her first marriage.
(d) Sado-masochism.

3. In the story Girl, on what day does the speaker tell the girl to wash clothes?
(a) Wednesday.
(b) Thursday.
(c) Monday.
(d) Saturday.

4. What can the boys in Murderers see from their perch on the water tank?
(a) The Brooklyn Navy Yard.
(b) The New Jersey Turnpike.
(c) The Miracle Mile.
(d) MIchigan Avenue.

5. What color is Arnold's car?
(a) Red.
(b) Silver.
(c) Gold.
(d) Black.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Walter's problem?

2. Who is Little Duke?

3. What color was the vintage Thunderbird?

4. In River of Names, what is the narrator certain she does not want to do?

5. When did Emily first meet Willi Varig?

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