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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Ignacio choose to lie to his daughters about their mother's death?
(a) He didn't want his daughters to turn him in to the police.
(b) He didn't want to terrify his daughters.
(c) He didn't want his daughters to hate him.
(d) Ignacio gives no reasons for his lies.
2. Which adjective does Ignacio use to describe the small animal flying around Blanca when he took aim at it?
3. How is Constancio's uncle, Damaso, paralyzed?
(a) In a diving accident.
(b) In a horseback riding accident.
(c) In a skiing accident.
(d) In a car accident.
4. Which of the following do Constancia and Reina visit to pay homage to before making the journey back to Cuba?
(a) The rivers.
(b) The mountains.
(c) The birds.
(d) The trees.
5. What causes Silvestre's deafness?
(a) A high fever.
(b) A loud noise.
(c) An amputated ear.
(d) A genetic trait.
6. According to the news report Reina overhears, how many exiles are attacking Veradero Beach?
(a) One hundred thousand.
(b) One thousand.
(c) Ten thousand.
(d) One hundred.
7. In what class does Ignacio meet Blanca for the first time?
(d) Physical Education.
8. What does Constancia think happens to Herberto during the Cuban revolution?
(a) She thinks he was captured.
(b) She thinks he chickend out of battle.
(c) She thinks he was victorious.
(d) She thinks he was killed.
9. How does Reina feel about Constancia's cosmetics business?
(a) She completely supports it.
(b) She thinks it is a laughable business.
(c) She is confused by it.
(d) She is apathetic to it.
10. Which of Ignacio's family members is diagnosed with cancer while Ignacio is in college?
(a) His grandmother.
(b) His grandfather.
(c) His mother.
(d) His father.
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. Which of the following is NOT something Constancia finds in the small copper box in her father's shed?
(a) A photograph of her mother.
(b) A small plaid pouch.
(c) A box of matches.
(d) Her father's diaries.
13. What does Dulce say she would rather do than have a baby?
(a) Be eaten by sharks.
(b) Be struck by lightning.
(c) Be poisoned.
(d) Be starved to death.
14. How many animals does Blanca's father single-handedly kill after the stampede kills his wife?
15. Who has raided Eugenia Mestro's grave by the time Constancia arrives to it?
(a) Grave robbers.
(b) Small children.
(c) Scavenging animals.
Short Answer Questions
1. What color does Ignacio think Blanca's hair shimmers like in the sun?
2. How long after the grievous cancer diagnosis does Ignacio's family member die?
3. Which of the following foods is NOT one that Dulce lives off of while she is homeless?
4. Where does Ignacio take Blanca for their honeymoon?
5. What type of car does Constancia secure in Cuba?
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