A Wagner Matinee

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A Wagner Matinee Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is over A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did Aunt Georgiana come to visit from?

    • A.

      Virginia

    • B.

      Nebraska

    • C.

      Tennessee

    • D.

      Georgia

    Correct Answer
    B. Nebraska
    Explanation
    Aunt Georgiana came to visit from Nebraska.

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  • 2. 

    What was Aunt Georgiana occupation before she moved from Boston?

    • A.

      Student

    • B.

      Doctor

    • C.

      Music Teacher

    Correct Answer
    C. Music Teacher
    Explanation
    Aunt Georgiana's occupation before she moved from Boston was a music teacher.

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  • 3. 

    Did Georgiana have a regular wedding?

    Correct Answer
    Yes
    No
    Explanation
    The question asks whether Georgiana had a regular wedding or not. The answer "Yes, No" suggests that Georgiana had both a regular wedding and also did not have a regular wedding. This answer is contradictory and does not provide a clear explanation.

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  • 4. 

    How did they get married

    Correct Answer
    Eloped
    Explanation
    The term "eloped" refers to a situation where a couple gets married in a secretive or sudden manner, often without the knowledge or approval of their families or friends. It suggests that the couple chose to bypass traditional wedding ceremonies or formalities and decided to marry privately. This could be due to various reasons, such as wanting to avoid conflicts or disapproval, or simply wanting a more intimate and spontaneous wedding experience.

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  • 5. 

    Clark thought Aunt Georgianaa looked pathetic?

    Correct Answer
    Yes
    No
  • 6. 

    What did Clark treat his aunt to?

    • A.

      Dinner

    • B.

      Movie

    • C.

      Bed

    • D.

      Symphony

    Correct Answer
    D. Symphony
    Explanation
    Clark treated his aunt to a symphony.

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  • 7. 

    Why did Georgiana tell Clark not to love something so much

    • A.

      May be taken away

    • B.

      Because you may die

    • C.

      Its thoughtless

    • D.

      Someone may still it

    Correct Answer
    A. May be taken away
    Explanation
    Georgiana advised Clark not to love something so much because it may be taken away. This implies that Georgiana believes that attachment to something or someone can result in heartbreak and loss if that thing or person is no longer present in one's life. The phrase "may be taken away" suggests that there is a possibility of separation or loss, which is why Georgiana warns against loving something too deeply.

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  • 8. 

    After the concert Georgiana was really ready to go?

    Correct Answer
    Yes
    No
    Explanation
    The given answer "Yes,No" suggests that Georgiana was both ready to go after the concert and not ready to go. This answer is contradictory and does not provide a clear indication of Georgiana's readiness. It is unclear whether she was ready or not based on the given options.

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  • 9. 

    Pious means..

    • A.

      Showing reverence for god

    • B.

      To make adjustment

    Correct Answer
    A. Showing reverence for god
  • 10. 

    Excruciatingly means

    • A.

      Difficult or impossible to explain

    • B.

      In a way that causes great pain or distress

    Correct Answer
    B. In a way that causes great pain or distress
    Explanation
    The word "excruciatingly" is an adverb that describes something that causes intense pain or distress. It implies a high level of suffering or agony. Therefore, the correct answer is "In a way that causes great pain or distress."

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