"Winesburg, Ohio" Opening Chapters Quiz

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A short review quiz on "The Book of the Grotesque" and "Hands. "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In "The Book of the Grotesque," the old man who is dreaming is described as having what profession?
    • A. 

      Carpenter

    • B. 

      Soldier

    • C. 

      Writer

    • D. 

      Singer

    • E. 

      Computer programmer

  • 2. 
    The old man believes that people become grotesques when they try to live by one
    • A. 

      Truth

    • B. 

      Rule

    • C. 

      Thought

    • D. 

      Idea

    • E. 

      Opinion

  • 3. 
    What is Wing Biddlebaum's job in the story "Hands"?
    • A. 

      Blacksmith

    • B. 

      Clerk

    • C. 

      Newspaper reporter

    • D. 

      Hotel worker

    • E. 

      Berry picker

  • 4. 
    What was Wing Biddlebaum's job twenty years before the story opens?
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      Doctor

    • D. 

      Banker

    • E. 

      Bank robber

  • 5. 
    Wing Biddlebaum's real name is
    • A. 

      George Willard

    • B. 

      Wesley Moyer

    • C. 

      Banker White

    • D. 

      Adolph Meyers

    • E. 

      George W. Bush

  • 6. 
    The younger "Wing Biddlebaum"  was assaulted by the townspeople because they thought that he had
    • A. 

      Murdered a widow

    • B. 

      Robbed a bank

    • C. 

      Molested children

    • D. 

      Stolen strawberries

    • E. 

      Beaten up an old man

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