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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Reina realizes that she is pregnant, what animal does she compare the fetus to?
(a) A hummingbird.
(b) A butterfly.
(c) A small frog.
(d) A leech.
2. How many animals does Blanca's father single-handedly kill after the stampede kills his wife?
3. What does Constancia do with Herberto's body?
(a) She buries it in Cuba.
(b) She has it cremated.
(c) She refuses to deal with Herberto's corpse.
(d) She has it sent back to Miami.
4. Before visiting him in the hospital, how many times has Silvestre seen his father?
(a) Three times.
5. How does Reina help Constancia with the factory she hopes to open?
(a) She completes the building's wiring.
(b) She lays brick with the men for nearly three weeks.
(c) She sews curtains for the windows.
(d) She digs the drainage ditches.
6. Which of Ignacio's family members is diagnosed with cancer while Ignacio is in college?
(a) His grandmother.
(b) His father.
(c) His grandfather.
(d) His mother.
7. How many chairs does Blanca collect and store in her bedroom?
(c) Nine hundred.
8. How does Reina react to Constancia's realization that their mother did not drown in the Zapatos swamp?
(a) She is confused.
(b) She is amused.
(c) She ignores her sister completely.
(d) She is furious.
9. What does Dulce go to Abelardo's home to steal?
10. How long does Ignacio plan for his wife's death?
(a) He says he had been planning it for months.
(b) He says he had been planning it for days.
(c) He says he did not plan it.
(d) He says he had been planning it for weeks.
11. Where is the only place Blanca wants to make love to her husband after their honeymoon?
(a) In the desert.
(b) In the treetops.
(c) In the bed.
(d) In water.
12. Where around Blanca's body is the animal that Ignacio aimed at flying?
(a) Near her stomach.
(b) Near her heart.
(c) Near her head.
(d) Near her legs.
13. Who directs Constancia to make an offering to nature before starting out on her journey to Cuba?
(a) Uncle Damaso.
(b) Evaristo Leal.
(c) The santero.
(d) Reina Aguero.
14. What interesting person does Reina see only once at her mother's grave?
(a) A man who claimed to be Reina's father.
(b) A man who claimed to be Blanca's lover.
(c) A man who claimed to be Reina's brother.
(d) A man who claimed to be Blanca's killer.
15. What does Reina claim their father stole from their mother in order to better his own life?
(a) Her family name.
(b) Her intelligence.
(c) Her money.
(d) Her youth.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following foods is NOT one that Dulce lives off of while she is homeless?
2. Which of the following best describes Gonzalo's body when Silvestre arrives at the hospital?
3. What does Ignacio say he felt when he pulled the trigger of the gun, shooting his wife?
4. What does Blanca demand Ignacio give her after she finds out she is pregnant?
5. When does Ignacio begin the trek to the nearest town after killing his wife?
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