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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What ailment affects Constancia's son?
(a) He is mute.
(b) He is deaf.
(c) He is dyslexic.
(d) He is blind.
2. What type of bird does Soledad spot through the window as she is giving birth to Ignacio?
(a) A robin.
(b) An eagle.
(c) An owl.
(d) A vulture.
3. What position does Ignacio apply for on Dr. Samuel Forrest's team?
4. Which of the following words completes this sentence taken from Ignacio's deathbed note, "The quest for truth is far more glorious than the quest for ___________ ."
5. Where does Constancia visit Gonzalo when she asks about Herberto's whereabouts?
(a) At his home.
(b) At a bar.
(c) At a church.
(d) At the hospital.
6. What is the name of Reina's daughter?
7. What characteristic of his favorite animal does Ignacio find particularly attractive?
(a) Their ability to exploit larger animals.
(b) Their ability to survive in any terrain.
(c) Their carefree existence.
(d) Their simple construction.
8. What does Soledad attempt to throw at the bird she sees through the window?
(a) A book.
(b) A rock.
(c) A pillow.
(d) A lamp.
9. What type of scientist is Dr. Samuel Forrest?
(a) An archaeologist.
(b) A biologist.
(c) A paleantologist.
(d) A botonist.
10. Which of the following characters works as a prostitute to make a living?
(a) Constancia Aguero.
(b) Blanca Aguero.
(c) Reina Aguero.
(d) Dulce Aguero.
11. Which of Abelardo's family members does Dulce steal money and jewelry from?
(a) His aunt.
(b) His mother.
(c) His sister.
(d) His grandmother.
12. How long after Blanca's death does Ignacio die?
(a) Two months.
(b) Two years.
(c) Two hours.
(d) Two days.
13. What does Constancia sell for a living?
(b) Used cars.
14. What is the relationship between Ignacio and Blanca Aguero?
(a) They are married.
(b) They are cousins.
(c) They are siblings.
(d) They are a father-daughter team.
15. Which of the following is NOT an injury that Reina sustained in her accident?
(a) Imprints of her tools on her skin.
(b) Pores that leaked blood for days.
(c) Holes burned into her ears from her earrings.
(d) Chunks of hair missing from her head.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Constancia's relatives tell her about Gonzalo Cruz while at the family funeral?
2. What unusual food item does Bengt feed Dulce in his hotel room?
3. How many days does thirteen-year-old Ignacio sit on the found nest, protecting the eggs from predators?
4. What do Reina's family and friends donate to her in the hopes of a speedy recovery?
5. Which animals live in paddocks at Hialeah Park?
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