Lost in the City: Stories Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Edward P. Jones
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 140 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Lost in the City: Stories Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Edward P. Jones
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 140 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Night Rhonda Ferguson Was Killed.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where do Betsy Ann and her father live?
(a) In an apartment on the third floor of Jenny and Walter Creed's house.
(b) In a house with Miles.
(c) In an apartment rented out by Betsy Ann's grandmother.
(d) In the basement of Jenny and Walter Creed's house.

2. In "The Girl Who Raised Pigeons," how many years pass before Betsy Ann wants to see the pigeons again?
(a) 3.
(b) 15.
(c) 10.
(d) 2.

3. What does Betsy Ann say to her father about the pigeons?
(a) "They're dirty!"
(b) "They smell."
(c) "They bite!"
(d) "They tickle."

4. What does Cassandra do instead of attending class?
(a) Cassandra cares for her niece.
(b) Cassandra fantasizes about killing her brother-in-law.
(c) Cassandra sits outside the classroom antagonizing her teacher.
(d) Cassandra drives around town looking for work.

5. What does the protagonist of "The First Day" wear in the opening scene?
(a) A school uniform.
(b) A red jumper with a white blouse.
(c) Jeans and a t-shirt.
(d) A blue-and-green cotton dress.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The First Day", what does the protagonist do as an "old, old game" between her and her mother?

2. Which elementary school does the protagonist's mother want her to attend in "The First Day"?

3. To what does the protagonist compare the admissions worker's pearls in "The First Day"?

4. Who accompanies Betsy Ann on her trips to retrieve her pigeons?

5. Why does the protagonist's mother scold the protagonist while she is filling out paperwork in "The First Day"?

(see the answer key)

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