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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the stream that runs through Jalcocotbn?
(a) The Rio Grande.
(b) It has no name.
(c) Pico Rio.
(d) Arroyo.

2. At what age is it customary for adults and neighbors to take part in the child's discipline in the village of Jalco?
(a) Six.
(b) Fourteen.
(c) Ten.
(d) Four.

3. What is it that Dosa Eduvijes put in her mouth as she tells her stories?
(a) A straw of hay.
(b) A pepper.
(c) A bottle of liquor.
(d) A cigarette.

4. According to the author in Section 1, what is the historical importance of the story?
(a) That it is important because it is the story of his life.
(b) That the story talks specifically about human rights.
(c) That many other families also migrated to the United States.
(d) That the story covers never before heard history.

5. About how many cottages does Ernie estimate are in his village?
(a) One hundred.
(b) Seventy.
(c) Two hundred fifty.
(d) Forty.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is suggested after the author's stories circulate at a scholarly meeting?

2. What is it that provides an escape route for Jalcocotbn should an attack occur?

3. What type of wildlife is the forest around Jalcocotbn heavily populated with?

4. Why did the original settlers of Jalcocotbn choose that location to settle?

5. Who collects unbaptized children and carries them off?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Catarino's opinion about Coronel's fight affect Ernie?

2. How does Ernie react when he sees Coronel mating with the hen?

3. What is pinole and what is it for?

4. What does Coronel's protection of the hens reinforce for Ernie?

5. What is music in Jalco like and used for?

6. What is the Lopez family's opinion of and experience with the priest?

7. What are the historical and psychological reasons for the author writing this book?

8. What is the connection between the words Gallo and chicken and men and women?

9. What does Dosa Eduvijes do and why?

10. How is Jalcocotbn described in Part One, Section 1?

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