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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following terms means lending of money at an extremely high interest rate?
(a) Peasantry
(b) Sharkery
(c) Usury
(d) Slavery

2. Who is Mariano?
(a) Carlos' boss
(b) The man Carlos kills with Max
(c) A friend of Carlos'sbrother
(d) Carlos' gambling partner

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

4. What happens during the meeting the Filipino Workers' Association holds outside of the town limits?
(a) They lose their building
(b) Armed men come and shoot and arrest people
(c) They are all killed
(d) They are forced to cancel it

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

6. How does Carlos learn of the death of his father?
(a) A letter from his cousin
(b) A letter from his mother
(c) From his family when he returns home for a visit
(d) From his brother Amado

7. What happens to Carlos as he tries to obtain a job?
(a) Encouraged
(b) Beaten
(c) Women accuse him of getting them pregnant
(d) Refused work

8. How does the group that lives together in the Hope Street apartment try to pay their rent?
(a) Sell everything
(b) Steal
(c) Dance at the dance hall
(d) Bootleg

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

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

11. Which of the following is not an accurate description of how Carlos feels on the journey to America?
(a) Lonely
(b) Ill with meningitis
(c) Seasick
(d) In search of friends

12. With whom is Nick running a literary magazine in Los Angeles?
(a) Max
(b) Felix
(c) Pascual
(d) Carlos

13. What causes the strike to gain momentum?
(a) The death threats
(b) Jose's involvement
(c) Carlos' involvement
(d) Pascaul's death

14. Who cares for Carlos' father in his illness?
(a) His mother
(b) Luciano
(c) His brothers
(d) Francisca, the six-year-old

15. At what grade level does Amado's education end?
(a) Fifth
(b) Tenth
(c) Eighth
(d) Twelfth

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Carlos and his mother on the way home from Puxzzorobio?

2. What does Carlos' family call him?

3. Who tells Carlos to head to Stockton?

4. What work do Amado and his friend Alfredo do?

5. Where do Carlos and Jose find Miller?

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