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by John Updike

A&P: What Were They Wearing? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A&P? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How did Updike come up with the idea for this story?

He dreamt it
He was shopping
He was driving past a grocery store
What idea?
Q. What are the girls wearing?

Bathing suits
Chanel gowns
Flip flops and that is it
Q. What is the narrator's job?

What job?
Grocery checker
Truck driver
Q. The narrator thinks of the lead gal as a _____.

Q. Which of the following does one of the girls want to purchase?

Skippy Peanut Butter
Kingfish Fancy Herring Snacks in Pure Sour Cream
Hanes Nearly Nude Size A Nylons
Knudson Low Fat Organic Cottage Cheese