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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. As a child, how does Reina feel about her father, Ignacio?
(a) She despised him.
(b) She adored him.
(c) She was terrified of him.
(d) She didn't know Ignacio when she was a child.
2. How does Constancia travel from Miami to Cuba?
(a) On Herberto's fishing boat.
(b) On a cruise ship.
(c) By airplane.
(d) By swimming.
3. Why does Ignacio choose to lie to his daughters about their mother's death?
(a) Ignacio gives no reasons for his lies.
(b) He didn't want his daughters to turn him in to the police.
(c) He didn't want to terrify his daughters.
(d) He didn't want his daughters to hate him.
4. What is the name of Ignacio's first published book?
(a) Cuba's Diving Birds.
(b) Cuba's Dangerous Birds.
(c) Cuba's Dying Birds.
(d) Cuba's Dancing Birds.
5. What causes Silvestre's deafness?
(a) A genetic trait.
(b) An amputated ear.
(c) A high fever.
(d) A loud noise.
6. Where is the only place Blanca wants to make love to her husband after their honeymoon?
(a) In water.
(b) In the treetops.
(c) In the desert.
(d) In the bed.
7. What does Blanca demand Ignacio give her after she finds out she is pregnant?
(a) A bible.
(b) A running automobile.
(c) A camera.
(d) A salary.
8. Where around Blanca's body is the animal that Ignacio aimed at flying?
(a) Near her legs.
(b) Near her heart.
(c) Near her head.
(d) Near her stomach.
9. Which weather ailment does Blanca claim is always plaguing her in the home?
10. How long does Ignacio plan for his wife's death?
(a) He says he did not plan it.
(b) He says he had been planning it for days.
(c) He says he had been planning it for weeks.
(d) He says he had been planning it for months.
11. After Blanca becomes pregnant, where does she want to move to?
12. How does Silvestre kill his father?
(a) He poisons him.
(b) He strangles him.
(c) He suffocates him.
(d) He stabs him.
13. Which of Ignacio's family members is diagnosed with cancer while Ignacio is in college?
(a) His father.
(b) His grandfather.
(c) His grandmother.
(d) His mother.
14. According to the news report Reina overhears, how many exiles are attacking Veradero Beach?
(a) One thousand.
(b) Ten thousand.
(c) One hundred thousand.
(d) One hundred.
15. How does Ignacio's mother feel about her son quitting university?
(a) She was glad he put his foolishness behind him.
(b) She begged him to return to his studies.
(c) She was shocked because she didn't know he had enrolled in classes in the first place.
(d) She never found out, as Ignacio never told her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Reina claim their father stole from their mother in order to better his own life?
2. Which of his parents' belongings does Ignacio sell to earn the funds to publish his first book?
3. How many days does Dulce have to work to earn the money for airfare to Miami?
4. What does Constancia do with Herberto's body?
5. How does Ignacio respond when Reina asks him if he is her true father?
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