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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What animal does Ignacio claim to have taken aim at when he shoots his wife?
(a) A dragonfly.
(b) A mosquito.
(c) A butterfly.
(d) A hummingbird.
2. What reason does Ignacio give for killing his wife?
(a) He believed Blanca was cheating on him.
(b) He killed her because she was losing her mind.
(c) He wanted to inherit Blanca's money.
(d) He gives the reader no answers.
3. What type of car does Constancia secure in Cuba?
(a) A black Packard.
(b) An orange Chevy.
(c) A yellow Oldsmobile.
(d) A red Ford.
4. Who has written a letter to Dulce begging her to move to Miami?
5. What does a satera do for a living?
(a) Rears other mother's children.
(b) Brings dead plants back to life.
(c) Speaks to spirits.
(d) Cooks gourmet food.
6. How many miles does Constancia swim to reach the Cuban coast?
(a) Fifteen miles.
(b) Eight miles.
(c) Three miles.
(d) Twelve miles.
7. In what city of Florida does Reina live with her sister, Constancia?
(a) Ft. Myers.
8. What does Ignacio say he felt when he pulled the trigger of the gun, shooting his wife?
(a) He felt terror.
(b) He felt nothing.
(c) He felt relief.
(d) He felt icy cold.
9. What does Dulce go to Abelardo's home to steal?
10. When Reina realizes that she is pregnant, what animal does she compare the fetus to?
(a) A butterfly.
(b) A hummingbird.
(c) A leech.
(d) A small frog.
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. How is Constancio's uncle, Damaso, paralyzed?
(a) In a skiing accident.
(b) In a diving accident.
(c) In a horseback riding accident.
(d) In a car accident.
13. What does Isabel name her newborn son?
14. Who has raided Eugenia Mestro's grave by the time Constancia arrives to it?
(a) Small children.
(b) Scavenging animals.
(d) Grave robbers.
15. How does Constancia respond to Reina's claim about their mother's graveside visitor?
(a) She does not acknowledge Reina's statements.
(b) She is interested in Reina's revelations.
(c) She is infuriated at Reina's blasphemy.
(d) She is amused by Reina's imagination.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Reina love her new restoring job?
2. What is Gonzalo doing when Silvestre arrives at the hospital?
3. With what does Constancia hit Reina over the head with, knocking her overboard?
4. What does Constancia think happens to Herberto during the Cuban revolution?
5. How old is the young boy who dies from eating spoiled meat after the stampede?
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