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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What instrument does Ignacio's father, Renaldo, play?
(a) The harmonica.
(b) The harp.
(c) The violin.
(d) The piano.
2. Where are Ignacio and Blanca hoping to send the animal they are searching for?
(a) To San Francisco.
(b) To Boston.
(c) To New York City.
(d) To New Orleans.
3. During what month of the year do Ignacio and Blanca head to the swamps in search of the elusive animal?
4. What do Reina's family and friends donate to her in the hopes of a speedy recovery?
5. Which animal's nest does a thirteen-year-old Ignacio discover while trekking through the Cuban coast?
(a) A ruddy duck.
(b) A swan.
(c) A turtle.
(d) A salamander.
6. Which of the following characters works as a prostitute to make a living?
(a) Blanca Aguero.
(b) Dulce Aguero.
(c) Constancia Aguero.
(d) Reina Aguero.
7. What animal are Ignacio and Blanca searching for in the swamp?
(a) A snake.
(b) A fish.
(c) A duck.
(d) A lizard.
8. How old is the man Reina's daughter intends to marry?
(a) In his forties.
(b) In his fifties.
(c) In his thirties.
(d) In his sixties.
9. How far does Ignacio have to carry his wife's body to the nearest town?
(a) Seventy miles.
(b) Seven miles.
(c) Seven hundred miles.
(d) Seventeen miles.
10. What does Constancia recently win as a commission for high sales in her company?
(a) A pink Cadillac.
(b) New hardwood floors for her home.
(c) A trip to Walt Disney World.
(d) A diamond pendant.
11. Who stops Herberto from fighting in the Bay of Pigs?
(a) His daughter.
(b) His wife.
(c) His sister.
(d) His mother.
12. What does Reina bring with her to the funeral home to place in her mother's coffin?
(a) A photograph of Reina as a child.
(b) A pressed flower.
(c) A snakeskin.
(d) A handful of golden leaves.
13. What does Reina offer to La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre in prayer?
(a) A purse of coins.
(b) A hollyhock.
(c) A wrench.
(d) A lock of her hair.
14. How does Herberto feel when he trains for the resistance in Cuba?
(a) He feels confused and doesn't understand why the resistance is necessary.
(b) He feels young and alive.
(c) He feels afraid and regrets his decision.
(d) He feels obligated to his brother to fight.
15. How long does Dr. Forrest make Ignacio wait before offering him a job?
(a) Until the end of the month.
(b) He offered Ignacio a job on the spot.
(c) Until the end of the day.
(d) Until the end of the week.
Short Answer Questions
1. What animal does Blanca feel fly past her neck?
2. How long do Ignacio's parents court before they are married?
3. How long after moving in with Abelardo does Ducle run away?
4. What type of bird does Soledad spot through the window as she is giving birth to Ignacio?
5. Where does Constancia find Herberto's body after he goes missing?
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