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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. How does Ernie first learn about the physical differences between boys and girls?
(a) By watching old black and white films.
(b) By hearing stories told by the older boys.
(c) By reading magazines.
(d) By watching the girls bathe in the river.
2. What is tied between the horns of the steer skull when the boys play bullfights?
(a) A red ribbon.
(b) A flower.
(c) A piece of rope.
(d) A cactus leaf.
3. What are haciendas?
(b) Open fields.
(c) Commercial farms.
(d) Small communities.
4. How does Henriqueta contribute to the family income while in Mazatlan?
(a) By sewing and mending.
(b) By washing other clothes.
(c) By teaching at a neighborhood school.
(d) By nannying.
5. Besides electricity, what other modern convenience does Ernie learn about when they arrive in Tucson?
(a) Street lights.
(c) Motor cars.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are supporters of Don Porfirio called?
2. What part of Ernie's is sore from the long horse ride to Tepic?
3. According to Henriqueta where else did Christopher Columbus discover besides the U.S.?
4. Where do Ernie and his family stay the first night of their travels to Tepic?
5. What does Ernie's mother have him take to Juan-Chon while on the train?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Ernie so angry with his mother as they journey to Tepic?
2. What are the haciendas and Ernie's opinion of them?
3. How does Ernie describe the Devil's Backbone?
4. What is the difference in the way older boys and younger boys play in Jalco?
5. What is Ernie and Henriqueta's short experience in Tucson like?
6. What are the various jobs help by Ernie's family while in Tepic?
7. How does Ernie allude to the dangers of living in a city like Tepic?
8. What does Ernie see as they approach Tepic?
9. What are some effects of the flooding in Jalco?
10. What happens to Ernie's tooth in Mazatlan?
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