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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. One indication that everything has changed for Arturo is:
(a) Camilla is gone again
(b) He has to take a different room at the Alta Loma
(c) He has gotten rid of the marijuana
(d) He has decided to live on the beach

2. At the beach, Arturo hates the seagulls, and Camilla hates the:
(a) Wind
(b) Crabs
(c) Sand
(d) Kids

3. The priest Arturo sees has an objection to the passage in Arturo's story dealing with:
(a) The Rosary
(b) The Catechism
(c) The Liturgy
(d) The Holy Sacrament

4. Camilla's apartment is:
(a) Beautifully decorated
(b) Dirty and untidy
(c) Sparkling and organized
(d) Dark and mysterious

5. Arturo calls Camilla a cheap imitation of:
(a) A woman
(b) A Mexican
(c) An American
(d) A friend

6. Hellfrick helps Arturo:
(a) Identify his moral boundaries
(b) Figure out his next novel
(c) Learn how to steal money for food
(d) Decide not to drink alcohol

7. Seeing Camilla's apartment after the earthquake, Arturo:
(a) Wails with regret
(b) Goes in and tries to find Vera
(c) Assumes she has died
(d) Calls the firemen to the building

8. Why does Arturo tell wild stories of his great heroism after the earthquake?
(a) To soothe his deep fear of earthquakes
(b) To create humor in a bad situation
(c) To impress people with his religious faith
(d) To get some attention from those who were not there

9. After writing his attack on the Catholic church, Arturo:
(a) Mails it to his childhood priest
(b) Disposes of it
(c) Sends it to the Pope
(d) Mails it to his mother

10. Camilla's puppy, Willie, provides her with a sense of:
(a) Comfort and joy
(b) A sense of purpose
(c) Ways to stay busy
(d) Agitation and restlessness

11. How does the author tell us that Vera is an older woman?
(a) He mentions the odor of aging
(b) Her years of experience betray her age
(c) She is dressed in old fashioned clothes
(d) She is weak and unstable

12. Arturo expresses his love for Camilla by:
(a) Sending her a telegram
(b) Writing a poem about her
(c) Writing her a letter
(d) Including her in his latest novel

13. Camilla responds to Arturo's request to marry her:
(a) By hugging the bartenders who congratulate her
(b) By trying to drown herself
(c) By weeping silently and leaving the restaurant
(d) By laughing and tearing up the telegram

14. Camilla's response to the milk Arturo gets for her is to:
(a) Vomit
(b) Ignore it
(c) Throw it
(d) Laugh

15. What does Arturo take from Camilla's car?
(a) Her wet clothes
(b) Her waitress's apron
(c) Her driver's license
(d) Her hat

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the event that ends Arturo's friendship with Hellfrick?

2. Camilla is institutionalized in:

3. Arturo finds Camilla in his closet:

4. Arturo decides to be nicer to Sammy because he realizes:

5. What does Arturo listen for on the Marines' broadcast?

(see the answer keys)

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