And the Earth Did Not Devour Him Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the minister have a man come to teach the workers at the farm in "One Afternoon a Minister..."?
(a) Carpentry.
(b) Sewing.
(c) Reading.
(d) Math.

2. What does the narrator describe the protagonist feeling when he saw his mother crying for his uncle and aunt in "And the Earth Did Not Devour Him"?
(a) Isolation.
(b) Happiness and peace.
(c) Hate and anger.
(d) Grief and sorrow.

3. Where was the protagonist taken to the shepherds plays in "A Silvery Night"?
(a) His Aunt Maria's.
(b) His Aunt Pana's.
(c) His uncle Ramirez's.
(d) His Uncle Julio's.

4. How many Sundays does the person praying say they have previously come to pray in "A Prayer"?
(a) Five.
(b) One.
(c) Two.
(d) Four.

5. On the night described in "A Silvery Night," the narrator notes that everything was almost clear and it smelled like what?
(a) Flowers.
(b) Rain.
(c) Salt.
(d) Day.

6. The narrator in "It's That It Hurts" says that he thinks it all started when he got what?
(a) Drunk in class.
(b) Slapped across the face by the teacher.
(c) Angry and embarrassed at the same time.
(d) Happy and content at the same time.

7. Why does the boss not immediately stop the workers from taking water from the tank when he catches on to their method in "The Children Couldn't Wait"?
(a) So he can arrest the workers for theft.
(b) Because he wants the workers to take the water.
(c) So he can get away with not paying them after the work is done.
(d) So he can kill the workers when the right time comes.

8. From where does the mother pray her son will return safe and sound in "A Prayer"?
(a) Germany.
(b) Korea.
(c) China.
(d) Vietnam.

9. From what narrative point of view is "A Silvery Night" related?
(a) Second person.
(b) Third person.
(c) Fourth person.
(d) First Person.

10. What does the narrator say Don Laito and Dona Bone showed him how to make in "Hand in His Pocket"?
(a) Cherry pie.
(b) Sweet bread.
(c) Toy boats.
(d) Paper airplanes.

11. What weapon does the boss take out to scare the migrant workers from taking water in the tank in "The Children Couldn't Wait"?
(a) A rifle.
(b) A dagger.
(c) A rock.
(d) A pistol.

12. What does the protagonist's mother in "What His Mother Never Knew..." believe happens to the water?
(a) It evaporates.
(b) The spirits drink it.
(c) Her son drinks it.
(d) The cat drinks it.

13. What kind of car does the narrator describe Don Laito and Dona Bone as having in "Hand in His Pocket"?
(a) A Model-T.
(b) A Corvette.
(c) A Jeep.
(d) A Chevy truck.

14. What word resounds to the protagonist as he carries his little brother to the house after he collapsed in the fields in "And the Earth Did Not Devour Him"?
(a) What.
(b) Why.
(c) How.
(d) Where.

15. What is printed on the arch over the gate to the cemetery described by the narrator in "It's That It Hurts"?
(a) Rest in peace.
(b) In heaven's arms.
(c) Rose Hill Cemetery.
(d) Don't forget me.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the narrator of "The Lost Year" say it always begins for the central figure?

2. In describing the cemetery in "It's That It Hurts," the narrator notes that it looks nothing like the one where?

3. From what narrative perspective is "The Lost Year" related?

4. Whose eyes does the mother ask to be covered in "A Prayer"?

5. When the narrator left the home of Don Laito and Dona Bone with his family, they told him not to say anything or they would do what in "Hand in His Pocket"?

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