When Breath Becomes Air Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Paul Kalanithi
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1 - Section 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Of the twins that Paul watched being born by C-section toward the end of Part 1, Section 2, how long did Baby B live?
(a) About 18 hours.
(b) Not quite 24 hours.
(c) 25 hours.
(d) 16 hours.

2. How old was Paul when his father moved the family from New York?
(a) Nine.
(b) Eight.
(c) Ten.
(d) 11.

3. What was Paul's wife's, Lucy, profession?
(a) Radiologist.
(b) Lawyer.
(c) Internist.
(d) Professor.

4. When did Verghese meet Paul?
(a) February 2014.
(b) March 2015.
(c) January 2015.
(d) September 2014.

5. How old was Paul in the Prologue?
(a) 32.
(b) 33.
(c) 29.
(d) 36.

Short Answer Questions

1. Near what mountains did Paul live when he was a teenager?

2. During Paul's early days of med school, his first day, what class did he have before he got to the cadavers?

3. What were the names of Paul's dogs when he was a teenager?

4. When did medical school students have to bring their own cadavers to school?

5. From what book of the Bible is the quotation found that is at the beginning of Part 1, Section 1?

(see the answer key)

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