Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 56 - 105.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was not allowed to enter "The Old House at Home"?
(a) Women.
(b) Alcoholics.
(c) Non-whites.
(d) Those with meager incomes.

2. On what street was McSorley's located?
(a) Vine.
(b) Arboles.
(c) Seventh.
(d) Main.

3. What is the title of the book Joe is writing?
(a) An Examination of History.
(b) An Oral History of Our Time.
(c) A Brief History of the World.
(d) An Expansive History of Earth.

4. What was the biggest contrast between Bill and his father?
(a) Bill was a good businessman.
(b) Bill was eager to please customers.
(c) Bill was quiet.
(d) Bill was an alcoholic.

5. What did James Hall believe that he was doing?
(a) Increasing education.
(b) Helping people.
(c) Contributing to society's downfall.
(d) Hurting people.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Mitchell compelled by Jane?

2. Who is described as the "Old Yankee"?

3. Mitchell claims to have often helped his father do which activity?

4. How did Mazie spend most of her evenings?

5. What was James Jefferson Davis Hall's occupation?

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