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

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 210 - 324.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What were Joe's father and grandfather?
(a) Doctors.
(b) Journalists.
(c) Writers.
(d) Professors.

2. Why did Jane decide not to shave her face?
(a) She thought her beard made her more attractive.
(b) She accepted herself.
(c) She found it to be unfeminist.
(d) She was not ashamed of her beard.

3. What is Philippa a prodigy in?
(a) Math.
(b) Music.
(c) Writing.
(d) Painting.

4. In "Spism and Spasm," what did the main character become?
(a) A teacher.
(b) A bum.
(c) A street preacher.
(d) A writer.

5. How did Mazie spend most of her evenings?
(a) Cleaning up the theater.
(b) Working at the food mission.
(c) Walking around the streets.
(d) Reading about poverty.

Short Answer Questions

1. What are calypsos?

2. Who is the main personality in "The Same as Monkey Glands"?

3. Who claimed to be angry at people who said they were tired of noises?

4. What trend began to occur in Mohawk Indian marriages as Mitchell noted?

5. At McSorley's, what did the men gather around?

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