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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which character believes her face is slowly transforming into her mother's, and feels that she no longer recognizes her reflection in the mirror?
(a) Constancia Aguero.
(b) Reina Aguero.
(c) Blanca Aguero.
(d) Dulce Aguero.
2. What is the name of Reina's daughter?
3. How far does Ignacio have to carry his wife's body to the nearest town?
(a) Seventeen miles.
(b) Seven miles.
(c) Seventy miles.
(d) Seven hundred miles.
4. Which book does Ignacio receive for his thirteenth birthday?
(a) An Atlas.
(b) A dictionary.
(c) The Bible.
(d) An encyclopedia.
5. What is the name of the swamp Ignacio and Blanca are working in?
(a) Zapatos Swamp.
(b) Verano Swamp.
(c) Xerxes Swamp.
(d) Wallaby Swamp.
6. Which of the following is NOT an injury that Reina sustained in her accident?
(a) Imprints of her tools on her skin.
(b) Chunks of hair missing from her head.
(c) Holes burned into her ears from her earrings.
(d) Pores that leaked blood for days.
7. How does Dulce feel after consuming all the exotic foods Bengt offers her?
(a) She feels amused that she can wrap such a wealthy man around her finger.
(b) She feels sick to her stomach from all the rich food.
(c) She feels that she is living the high life.
(d) She feels resentful that Bengt can spend his money so frivolously.
8. What does Soledad attempt to throw at the bird she sees through the window?
(a) A rock.
(b) A lamp.
(c) A book.
(d) A pillow.
9. How long does Dr. Forrest make Ignacio wait before offering him a job?
(a) Until the end of the week.
(b) Until the end of the day.
(c) He offered Ignacio a job on the spot.
(d) Until the end of the month.
10. How many days does thirteen-year-old Ignacio sit on the found nest, protecting the eggs from predators?
(a) Nearly five days.
(b) Nearly three days.
(c) Nearly nine days.
(d) Nearly seven days.
11. What happens between Abelardo and Dulce on the day she is arrested?
(a) Abelardo proposes to Dulce.
(b) Abelardo and Dulce conceive their first child.
(c) Dulce breaks up with Abelardo.
(d) Dulce offers Abelardo a job.
12. How long does the Cuban government state they will need to process Reina's visa application?
(a) Three weeks.
(b) Three months.
(c) Three years.
(d) Three days.
13. In what country do Ignacio and Blanca live?
(b) The Dominican Republic.
(c) Costa Rica.
14. As a child, who accompanies Reina to the funeral home after her mother's death?
(a) Her grandmother.
(b) No one - Reina made the trip alone.
(c) Her sister.
(d) Her father.
15. Which animal's nest does a thirteen-year-old Ignacio discover while trekking through the Cuban coast?
(a) A swan.
(b) A salamander.
(c) A turtle.
(d) A ruddy duck.
Short Answer Questions
1. What unusual food item does Bengt feed Dulce in his hotel room?
2. During what month of the year do Ignacio and Blanca head to the swamps in search of the elusive animal?
3. Which animals live in paddocks at Hialeah Park?
4. How does Constancia react to the birth of her new baby sister?
5. What does Constancia recently win as a commission for high sales in her company?
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