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. In Aunt Granny Lith, what does Nomey give Beth to wear?
(a) A chain or garlic.
(b) A piece of moley root.
(c) A new dress.
(d) A gold necklace.

2. Where do the narrator of Dog Heaven and her family live?
(a) Fort Denison.
(b) Fort Niagra.
(c) Fort Bragg.
(d) Fort Hood.

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

4. In the story Helping, who is Vopotik?
(a) A three year old victim of suspected child abuse.
(b) Elliot's uncle.
(c) Grace's supervisor.
(d) The next door neighbor.

5. In the story Girl, why does the speaker say not to pick other people's flowers?
(a) You might get in trouble with the police.
(b) You might be seen.
(c) You might catch something.
(d) You might get stung by a bee.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ad Magic have in his mouth when the bus crashes?

2. Who does Louise marry when she is thin?

3. Who is Dzia-Dzia?

4. In Murderers, what music could the boys hear from their vantage point?

5. In Cathedral, who is Robert?

(see the answer key)

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