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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 106 - 209.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did Jane's father feel about her?
(a) He refused to ever get to know his daughter.
(b) He loved her.
(c) He was ashamed and kept her locked away.
(d) He was embarrassed of her.

2. For what reason did Bill often close his business early?
(a) He was tempted to drink alcohol.
(b) He had to work at another business.
(c) He got tired.
(d) His wife made him come early for dinner.

3. Jane has only a limited ability to be which of the following?
(a) Happy.
(b) Angry.
(c) Embarrassed.
(d) Sad.

4. Who does Mitchell describe as thieves?
(a) Joe Gould and people like him.
(b) Philippa Schuyler's parents.
(c) Cave dwellers.
(d) Gypsies.

5. What would James Hall do to preach?
(a) Stand outside churches of other faiths to preach.
(b) Show up at random homes.
(c) Preach on the bus.
(d) Get phone numbers.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did the "cave dwellers" feel after they read their story?

2. Who is "Professor Sea Gull"?

3. Which character looked down on possessions?

4. Which adjective best describes the atmosphere of McSorley's?

5. What were the names of Mazie's sisters?

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