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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. During what month is Ignacio Augero born?
2. In what country do Ignacio and Blanca live?
(b) Costa Rica.
(d) The Dominican Republic.
3. How many volumes of books does Reina keep in her apartment?
(a) Three thousand.
(c) Three hundred.
(d) None. Reina is terrified of books.
4. During what decade does the Prologue take place?
5. Which of the following relatives of Herberto's does NOT fight in the Bay of Pigs?
(a) His younger brother.
(b) His uncle.
(c) His father.
(d) His older brother.
Short Answer Questions
1. How far along into her pregnancy is Blanca Aguero when she miraculously returns to her family after going missing?
2. What does Constancia recently win as a commission for high sales in her company?
3. Where does Constancia find Herberto's body after he goes missing?
4. How long has Reina been in a relationship with Pepin Beltrán?
5. Whose arrival are the people of Cuba celebrating on the day Ignacio is born?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Constancia Cruz feel about her job at the cosmetics store?
2. What answers does Ignacio finally give to the readers as to his motivations in killing Blanca and lying to his daughters?
3. What does Dulce claim is the only thing the Cuban government cannot ration?
4. Why is Renaldo Aguero well respected in his community?
5. How does Ignacio's mother react to the news that Ignacio has dropped out of school?
6. What question does Dr. Samuel Forrest ask Ignacio during his job interview that ultimately earns him the job?
7. What gifts does Reina give to Isabel and her new son, Raku?
8. Why does Constancia travel door-to-door after Herberto goes missing?
9. What theory does Pepin Beltrán have about Reina's insomnia?
10. What does Constancia discover when she finds the small copper box in her father's old shed in Cuba?
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