Anna in the Tropics 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 do the girls in the ritual bury beneath a tree?
(a) The cigar remnants.
(b) Ashes from a relative.
(c) A flower.
(d) The hair cuttings.

2. What does Conchita use to justify her wants?
(a) The novel.
(b) Her husband's behavior.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Life in Cuba.

3. What was IT a euphemism in this act?
(a) Gambling.
(b) Life.
(c) Love.
(d) Sex.

4. Which of the following characters is taking care of the betting?
(a) Chechy.
(b) Conchita.
(c) Eliades.
(d) Santiago.

5. Which character clashes with Juan Julian in scene 2?
(a) Santiago.
(b) Chechy.
(c) Ofelia.
(d) Teodoro

6. What is the character of Vronsky fiercely dedicated to in the story?
(a) The land.
(b) His woman.
(c) The country.
(d) His family.

7. What is arriving during act 1, scene 1?
(a) Baby.
(b) Chickens.
(c) Ship.
(d) Cigars.

8. What is the relationship between Santiago and Chechy?
(a) Uncle and nephew.
(b) Father and son.
(c) Cousins.
(d) Half brothers.

9. What does Juan Julian say cities do to him?
(a) Surprise him.
(b) Enliven him.
(c) Enchange him.
(d) Asphyxiate him.

10. What do Ofelia and her daughter's snipe about?
(a) What they will say to Chechy.
(b) Which passage was the most important.
(c) Who is the better listener.
(d) Who likes Juan more.

11. Which of the following terms is the best definition of a superstition?
(a) Religious belief.
(b) Uncontrollable desire.
(c) False notion.
(d) Scientific proof.

12. What is the blue smoke from a cigar a source of?
(a) Marriage.
(b) Passion.
(c) Love.
(d) Hatred.

13. What does Conchita want to have for herself?
(a) A lover.
(b) A child.
(c) A new husband.
(d) A divorce.

14. How do the factory workers respond to Juan's reading?
(a) Anger.
(b) Quiet awe.
(c) Applause.
(d) Boredom.

15. What does Juan Julian tell Conchita Tolstoy understands better than any other writers?
(a) Relates to others.
(b) Explains differences.
(c) Describes love.
(d) Understands humanity.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Juan Julian feel?

2. Which two characters are not speaking to each other?

3. How does the boy from New England find the ritual he helps Conchita with?

4. Who witnesses what goes on between Conchita and Juan Julian?

5. Which character in the story does Santiago identify with?

(see the answer keys)

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