Mr. Parker Fiction By Laurie Colwin: Quiz!

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This trivia questions quiz is on Mr. Parker Fiction by Laurie Colwin! Have you had time to read this captivating book that surrounds the life of a piano teacher and his student? If you said yes, then the quiz below is perfect for you. Do give it a shot and see how much you remember from the book. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At the end of the story, Jane's mood could best be described as: 
    • A. 

      Delighted

    • B. 

      Ambivalent

    • C. 

      Outraged

    • D. 

      Indignant

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best characterizes Jane's attitude toward Mr. Parker at the end of the story?
    • A. 

      She thinks he will be a lifelong friend

    • B. 

      She thinks she actually liked Mrs. Parker better

    • C. 

      She feels tense and self-conscious around him

    • D. 

      She believes he was never such a great teacher

  • 3. 
    Jane lies to her mother about the kitten's name because:
    • A. 

      She wants to appear to know little about Mr. Parker

    • B. 

      She thinks Mr. Parker has given it a silly name

    • C. 

      She can't remember the kitten's name

    • D. 

      Mr. Parker asked her not to tell anyone

  • 4. 
    Jane diligently practices the Three-Part Invention because:
    • A. 

      Bach is her favorite composer

    • B. 

      It may be the last thing Mr. Parker teachers her

    • C. 

      She wants to show her parents she needs lessons

    • D. 

      She wants to win Mr. Parker's respect

  • 5. 
    Mr. Parker touches Jane's shoulders because he:
    • A. 

      Is flirting with her

    • B. 

      Mistakes her for somebody else

    • C. 

      Wishes to drive her away

    • D. 

      Is delighted by her fine piano playing

  • 6. 
    The baby's face was neither male nor female in appearance.
  • 7. 
    Jane thought it would be a disastrous error for her to switch to Mrs. Murchison.
  • 8. 
    Jane's mother believed that Jane's naive view of the situation was shortsighted.
  • 9. 
    Her mother's sarcastic remarks about Mr. Parker upset Jane.
  • 10. 
    Mr. Parker could teach a wider selection of songs than Mrs. Murchison could.
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