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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who are sacrificed at the end of the hollow days?
(a) Two goats.
(b) No one.
(c) Two slave children.
(d) Mixtli's favorite servants.

2. How does Ahuitzotl plan to celebrate Mixtli's return with the crystal?
(a) By throwing him in a dungeon.
(b) By fasting out of gratitude.
(c) By praying to the gods in silence.
(d) By having a large party.

3. Who is Blood Gutton?
(a) Mixtli's boss at the quarry.
(b) Mixtli's uncle.
(c) Mixtli's father.
(d) Mixtli's teacher.

4. Where is Mixtli from?
(a) Xaltocan.
(b) Chimali.
(c) Spain.
(d) Madrid.

5. Who is Red Heron?
(a) The governor of Mexico City.
(b) The president of Mexico.
(c) The governor of Texcoco.
(d) The governor of Xaltocan.

6. Why is Mixtli sad to leave his hometown for Texcoco?
(a) He doesn't want to go at all.
(b) He is sad to leave his sister.
(c) He knows his new life will be just terrible.
(d) He knows he will be killed there.

7. At what pivotal moment does Cozcatl rejoin Mixtli?
(a) Right before he is going to be killed for his crimes.
(b) During a battle.
(c) During his trial.
(d) Right before he is going to kill himself.

8. Who knows where her father went to get the mysterious purple dye?
(a) Gie Bele.
(b) Zyanya.
(c) Tzitzi.
(d) Beu Ribe.

9. For what subject do Chimali and Tlatli both receive scholarships to study?
(a) Swordfighting.
(b) Art.
(c) Religion.
(d) Accounting.

10. Who is Pactli?
(a) Red Heron's brother.
(b) Mixtli's brother.
(c) Mixtli's son.
(d) Red Heron's son.

11. What overwhelms Mixtli about the boat that takes him to Texcoco ?
(a) How small it is.
(b) How unsafe it seems.
(c) He has to row it by himself.
(d) The riches on it.

12. How long does Mixtli travel for during his first journey as a tradesman?
(a) Seven months.
(b) Seventeen weeks.
(c) Seven weeks.
(d) Seven years.

13. Where does Mixtli find huge fossil bones?
(a) In the jungle.
(b) In a dry, cracked lake bed.
(c) In a cave.
(d) On top of a mountain.

14. What happens during the "five hollow days" in Mixtli's hometown?
(a) A grand parade is conducted.
(b) Every voting citizen goes in search of hallowed grounds.
(c) Everyone takes a vow of silence.
(d) Nothing -- they are days of no activity.

15. Why does Mixtli enjoy feeling an earthquake for the first time?
(a) Because he thinks he commanded it to happen.
(b) This is a trick question; he doesn't enjoy feeling it at all.
(c) Because he finds it erotic.
(d) Because he had dreamed about it the night before.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Mixtli draw a picture of Pactli for Lady Jadestone Doll?

2. Who is Tepetzalan?

3. What modern day city would Mixtli have been from?

4. Who is thought to be behind Gie Bele's death?

5. How are the unexpected riches delivered to Mixtli?

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