America is in the Heart Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of job does Macario find?

2. Which of the following is a skill Luciano learns in the service which makes him employable?

3. What book does Macario read to Carlos?

4. Why does Macario not want to marry the girl who has moved in with him?

5. Where is Carlos when he is arrested and put in jail?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does the family have to close the store that Luciano and Carlos opened?

2. Why does Marian give Carlos several hundred dollars?

3. Why do the other roommates tell Macario that there is no use in going to look for a job?

4. Why is Jose arrested?

5. What profession does Carlos now wish to follow as he leaves with his cousin?

6. Why does Miss Strandon arrange for Carlos' job at the library?

7. What does Macario vow to Carlos?

8. What does Carlos call the turning point in his life?

9. Why doesn't Carlos' father think the stranger walking toward their home could be his son, Leon?

10. What do Felix, Nick and Carlos decide they must work on to improve?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Formulate a plan for Carlos in an essay to continue living his life and battling the prejudices he faces now that his brothers have left for military service.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay distinguishing between Carlos and his brothers as immigrants. Use specific examples from the novel to support your writing.

Essay Topic 3

Justify the decision of Amado and Macario to join the armed services to Carlos in an essay.

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