Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Test | Final Test - Easy

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the occupation of the man in love with Peggy?
(a) Teacher.
(b) Butcher.
(c) Chef.
(d) Bartender.

2. What is the name of the main person in "On the Wagon"?
(a) Jimmy.
(b) Bob.
(c) Tom.
(d) Mike.

3. Who does Peggy ask to walk her home?
(a) Eddie.
(b) Mark.
(c) Mitchell.
(d) A little girl.

4. Who is the main "character" in the story called "The Kind Old Blonde"?
(a) Marcus.
(b) MIke.
(c) Richard.
(d) Jim.

5. Mitchell believes that to Peggy, what purpose did the little girl serve?
(a) A nuisance.
(b) A wake up call.
(c) A fun playmate.
(d) A sad reminder.

6. Which description matches that of Mr. Hunter's mother?
(a) She was born into a rich plantation family.
(b) She was born into slavery.
(c) She was from Russia.
(d) She was from Colombia.

7. Where did Gould want 2/3 of his manuscript to go?
(a) Smithsonian.
(b) LACMA.
(c) Writing Museum.
(d) Harvard.

8. What bad thing did Peggy say she did?
(a) She insulted a child.
(b) She killed her father.
(c) She dropped out of school.
(d) She killed her sister.

9. What is the name of the main subject of "I Blame it all on Mama"?
(a) Delhi.
(b) Adelaide.
(c) Copenhagen.
(d) California.

10. What is the former name of the building Louis' owns?
(a) Cortez Inn.
(b) Canton Ferry Hotel.
(c) Fairaday Hotel.
(d) Fulton Ferry Hotel.

11. The painter who painted Joe imagined that he was which of the following?
(a) An exhibitionist.
(b) An artist.
(c) A hermit.
(d) An angry person.

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

13. What is the name of the man who guessed Hugh Flood would die soon?
(a) Mr. Mayen.
(b) Mr. Margit.
(c) Mr. Mooney.
(d) Mr. Morrow.

14. At the time of his projected death, how old would Hugh Flood be?
(a) 145.
(b) 115.
(c) 135.
(d) 125.

15. What is the name of the restaurant in "Up in the Old Hotel"?
(a) Charming Louie's.
(b) Rich Louie's.
(c) Fat Louie's.
(d) Sloppy Louie's.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was Hugh Flood at the time the events Mitchell writes about occurred?

2. Why was it illegal for people to harvest the bay in Andrew's story?

3. In "Rats on the Waterfront," how were the rats brought in?

4. How old was Louis when he moved to America?

5. What food did Hugh Flood eat most?

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