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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 371-436.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What event does Mr. Cusack consider exciting?
(a) Solar eclipse.
(b) Lunar eclipse.
(c) Half moon.
(d) Full moon.

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

3. What occupation does Jane dream of having?
(a) Model.
(b) Teacher.
(c) Author.
(d) Stenographer.

4. What was the name of the man who opened "The Old House at Home"?
(a) John McSorley.
(b) Joe Gould.
(c) William Ames.
(d) Bill McSorley.

5. How did the "cave dwellers" feel after they read their story?
(a) Embarrassed.
(b) Relieved.
(c) Excited.
(d) Angry.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Philippa's parents credit for her IQ?

2. What kind of business is Madame Visaggi's?

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

4. Who started Barbee's business?

5. In "Spism and Spasm," what did the main character become?

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