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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away Quiz

Bill Bryson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to Bryson in "Why No One Walks," how far does the average American walk in a day? (from Why Everyone Is Worried, The Risk Factor, The War on Drugs, Dying Accents, Inefficiency Report, Why No One Walks, Wide-Open Spaces, Snoopers at Work, Lost at the Movies and Gardening with my Wife)

2.

In "Our Town," what was Bryson happy to read about in his New Hampshire town's annual Town Report? (from At a Loss, Old News, Rules for Living, Our Town, Word Play, Last Night on the Titanic, Property News, Life's Technicalities, An Address and Coming Home: Part II)

3.

Which decade saw the idea of the drive-in really take off? (from Hail to the Chief, Lost in Cyberland, Your Tax Form Explained, Book Tours, The Waste Generation, A Slight Inconvenience, At the Drive-In, Drowning in Red Tape, Life's Mysteries and So Sue Me)

4.

What word associated with Christmas does Bryson wonder about at the beginning of "The Mysteries of Christmas"? (from Ah, Summer!, A Day at the Seaside, On Losing a Son, Highway Diversions, Fall in New England, The Best American Holiday, Deck the Halls, Fun in the Snow, The Mysteries of Christmas, Life in a Cold Climate)

5.

Who does Bryson say designed the snowmobile? (from Ah, Summer!, A Day at the Seaside, On Losing a Son, Highway Diversions, Fall in New England, The Best American Holiday, Deck the Halls, Fun in the Snow, The Mysteries of Christmas, Life in a Cold Climate)

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