Open City Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Teju Cole
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 171 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Open City Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Teju Cole
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 5-6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Julius say his field of study compares to other fields?
(a) Less satisfying.
(b) More demanding.
(c) Less brutal.
(d) More time intensive.

2. How does Julius characterize Saidu’s narrative?
(a) Like a cautious testimony.
(b) Like an avalanche of information.
(c) Like a trickle of information.
(d) Like a unblocked aquifer.

3. What caused Saidu to flee his country?
(a) His parents saw the war coming when he was a child and left in advance.
(b) His family had died in the war, and he was pressed to work for the army.
(c) The economic collapse made it impossible to find work.
(d) His home was shelled, and he was threatened with death if he stayed.

4. How does Julius say he sees the other people who are around when he is in the atrium above the Wall Street subway station?
(a) As life-size mannequins.
(b) As kindly domesticated animals.
(c) As dangerous animals.
(d) As robots.

5. What did Saidu have to invent, in order to get a passport?
(a) A birthdate.
(b) A home town.
(c) A nationality.
(d) A name.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Pierre, the bootblack who shines Julius’ shoes, used to do before he became a boot black?

2. What disease does Julius say killed his father?

3. What is V.’s book about?

4. How much does Julius say he carries around his patients’ experiences and stories?

5. What does Julius notice about people’s clothing, as he takes the subway around the city?

(see the answer key)

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