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by John Updike

Rabbit, Run Quiz 1

1. What is Rabbit's job at the beginning of the novel?

  • used-car salesman
  • kitchen gadget salesman
  • plumber
  • basketball player

2. What is the name of Rabbit's daughter with Janice?

  • Rebecca
  • June
  • Ruth
  • Amy

3. Which of the following words do Rabbit and Updike frequently use to refer to Janice?

  • racist
  • dumb
  • cruel
  • dirty

4. How does Rabbit's daughter die?

  • she is dropped
  • Janice accidentally drowns her
  • she is born dead
  • she contracts measles

5. What is the name of the town in which Rabbit lives?

  • Brewer
  • Mt. Judge
  • Reading
  • Springfield

6. In what state does Rabbit find himself near the novel's beginning?

  • West Virginia
  • Ohio
  • Florida
  • Vermont

7. What is Rabbit's real name?

  • Nelson
  • Jack
  • Carl
  • Harry

8. What is the name of Rabbit's son?

  • Nelson
  • Jack
  • Harry
  • Sam

9. What does Rabbit do for Mrs. Smith?

  • he sells her a MagiPeeler
  • he tends her garden
  • he makes love to her
  • he sells her a car

10. How old is Rabbit at the beginning of the novel?

  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26

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