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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Carlos begin drinking and roaming around the West Coast?
(a) Trying to find Jose and Miller
(b) Trying to find his love, Dora
(c) Upset by Marian's death
(d) Hiding out from contractor thugs

2. Where is Carlos told to go to look for his brother?
(a) Pool room
(b) Gambling hall
(c) Church
(d) Dance hall

3. Why does Carlos move back to California?
(a) To visit his brother in jail on weekends
(b) To stay away from Alfredo
(c) To rob a bank
(d) To work in a milk factory

4. How does Carlos earn money while he is living with his cousin?
(a) Going to school
(b) Selling fish his cousin catches
(c) Working on a fishing boat
(d) Working with an American

5. Where does Carlos find Jose?
(a) Seattle
(b) New Mexico
(c) Los Angeles
(d) San Francisco

6. Which of the following is the best definition for the term barrio?
(a) A Spanish-speaking area of a town
(b) A very wealthy area of a town
(c) A slum and very poor neighborhood
(d) A regular neighborhood

7. What is the name of the woman married to Pascual who helps to run the newspaper?
(a) Marrianne
(b) Lucille
(c) Meghan
(d) Lydia

8. Which world event intensifies the hatred against Filipinos?
(a) War with Philippines
(b) Increased crime committed by the Filipinos
(c) War with Germany
(d) War with Japan

9. Who returns to the family and helps make the next loan payment?
(a) Amado
(b) Carlos
(c) Macario
(d) Francisca

10. What happens to Carlos and his mother on the way home from Puxzzorobio?
(a) They are attacked by a band of thieves
(b) They lose their way and become lost in the countryside
(c) The rising river sweeps away all their beans.
(d) They are robbed of all of their hard earned money

11. Which of the following does not accurately describe Marian's life?
(a) Support
(b) Bitterness
(c) Hardship
(d) Unhappiness

12. To what organization does the Philippine Scouts belong?
(a) US Army
(b) Future Farmers Coalition
(c) Philippine Army
(d) International Cub Scouts

13. At what age does Carlos leave home?
(a) 10
(b) 13
(c) 18
(d) 15

14. What book does Macario read to Carlos?
(a) Titantic
(b) Treasure Island
(c) Black Beauty
(d) Robinson Crusoe

15. Which of the following is a skill Luciano learns in the service which makes him employable?
(a) Cooking
(b) Marksmanship
(c) Typing
(d) Cleaning

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Carlos learn of the death of his father?

2. Where does Carlos' father go to try to retrieve his land?

3. What type of party does Carlos go to with Macario?

4. What business did Alfredo want Carlos to enter?

5. What happens during the meeting the Filipino Workers' Association holds outside of the town limits?

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