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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whose photograph does Constancia decide to print on all her cosmetics bottles?
(a) Her mother's.
(b) Her sister's.
(c) Her daughter's.
(d) Her own.
2. What is the name of Ignacio's first published book?
(a) Cuba's Dying Birds.
(b) Cuba's Dancing Birds.
(c) Cuba's Diving Birds.
(d) Cuba's Dangerous Birds.
3. Which of his parents' belongings does Ignacio sell to earn the funds to publish his first book?
(a) Their house.
(b) Their car.
(c) Their insurance plans.
(d) Their family heirlooms.
4. Which of Ignacio's family members is diagnosed with cancer while Ignacio is in college?
(a) His mother.
(b) His grandmother.
(c) His grandfather.
(d) His father.
5. How many miles does Constancia swim to reach the Cuban coast?
(a) Twelve miles.
(b) Three miles.
(c) Eight miles.
(d) Fifteen miles.
6. When does Ignacio begin the trek to the nearest town after killing his wife?
(a) At dusk.
(b) At midnight.
(c) At dawn.
(d) At noon.
7. How does Reina pass her evening hours while living with Constancia?
(a) She takes a boat out onto the water.
(b) She begins digging ditches searching for gold.
(c) She takes photographs of birds in their natural habitat.
(d) She drives her motorcycle through the city's dirt roads.
8. Where is the final chapter of the novel set?
(a) In a swamp.
(b) In a barn.
(c) At the seaside.
(d) In a classroom.
9. How long does Ignacio plan for his wife's death?
(a) He says he had been planning it for weeks.
(b) He says he did not plan it.
(c) He says he had been planning it for days.
(d) He says he had been planning it for months.
10. How does Reina react to Constancia's realization that their mother did not drown in the Zapatos swamp?
(a) She ignores her sister completely.
(b) She is confused.
(c) She is furious.
(d) She is amused.
11. Who has written a letter to Dulce begging her to move to Miami?
12. Before visiting him in the hospital, how many times has Silvestre seen his father?
(a) Three times.
13. How many chairs does Blanca collect and store in her bedroom?
(d) Nine hundred.
14. Where is the only place Blanca wants to make love to her husband after their honeymoon?
(a) In the treetops.
(b) In water.
(c) In the bed.
(d) In the desert.
15. What does Ignacio remember doing with Blanca's body after he killed her?
(a) Burying it.
(b) Holding it.
(c) Dragging it.
(d) Drowning it.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Silvestre kill his father?
2. As a child, how does Reina feel about her father, Ignacio?
3. How does Ignacio respond when Reina asks him if he is her true father?
4. Who has raided Eugenia Mestro's grave by the time Constancia arrives to it?
5. In what city of Florida does Reina live with her sister, Constancia?
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