Lost in the City: Stories Test | Final Test - Easy

Edward P. Jones
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Lost in the City: Stories Test | Final Test - Easy

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 test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "The Sunday Following Mother's Day", on what street was the family's apartment located?
(a) 5th Street.
(b) Kenyon Ave.
(c) 3rd Street.
(d) M Street.

2. How many members does Holy Tabernacle AME Zion have?
(a) 300.
(b) 500.
(c) 1,000.
(d) 3,000.

3. In "The Store", why does the protagonist's father have to quit his job?
(a) The manager accuses him of stealing.
(b) The protagonist's father has an affair with the owner's wife.
(c) The protagonist's father has to serve in the army.
(d) The protagonist's father has a third heart attack.

4. In "A Butterfly on F Street", how long had Mildred Harper been married to Mansfield Harper?
(a) 27 years.
(b) 20 years.
(c) 17 years.
(d) 35 years.

5. What station does Vivian switch the radio to?
(a) The first station with the weather.
(b) The local talk radio program.
(c) WYCB.
(d) WMNF.

6. What was the movie that Lydia went to see on her first date?
(a) "Saturday Night Fever".
(b) "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
(c) "Breakfast at Tiffany's".
(d) "Grease".

7. How does the protagonist of "The Store" respond to the police officer who confronts him about jay-walking?
(a) The protagonist challenges the officer, arguing that the light was still green.
(b) The protagonist respectfully apologizes.
(c) The protagonist tells an ill-received joke.
(d) The protagonist runs.

8. What does Avis ask the dreadlock man when she first sees him?
(a) Avis asks if he thinks her mother is pretty.
(b) Avis asks where he is from.
(c) Avis asks if he has a comb or brush.
(d) Avis asks if she can sit next to him.

9. In "The Store", where does the protagonist commit his offense?
(a) In the No. 1 precinct.
(b) In the No. 4 precinct.
(c) In the No. 3 precinct.
(d) In the No. 2 precinct.

10. How old is Pookie when he decides not to visit his father anymore?
(a) 19.
(b) 13.
(c) 17.
(d) 15.

11. What color car does Penny drive?
(a) Lavender.
(b) Red.
(c) Silver.
(d) Black.

12. Which school does the protagonist of "The Store" graduate from?
(a) Dunbar.
(b) Lafayette.
(c) Walker-Jackson.
(d) Seaton.

13. What does Mansfield die from?
(a) Cancer.
(b) A heart attack.
(c) Pneumonia.
(d) A car accident.

14. How many husbands has Jesse Mae had?
(a) 3.
(b) Only 1, but the women spread rumors that she had married 8 men.
(c) 8.
(d) 6.

15. Why does Marvin challenge Marvella in the train station?
(a) Marvin is tired of his mother flirting with the dreadlock man.
(b) Marvin does not believe her explanation of the train system.
(c) Marvin wants to go to the zoo tomorrow, not the next day.
(d) Marvin wants to know why they have to wait for the orange train when the blue one goes the same way.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much did the copy of the trial manuscript cost?

2. Which of the couple's children could not forgive his decision to leave their mother?

3. In "The Store", how old was the protagonist when he decided to quit his first job?

4. Why does Humphrey show up at the new house?

5. How old is Avis?

(see the answer keys)

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