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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. When will Juan bring Antonio back to El Puerto?
(a) After he grows up.
(b) After his first communion.
(c) After he finishes first grade.
(d) After his catechism class.
2. What does Antonio's father attempt to do when the crowd of men finally find Lupito?
(a) He tries to thwart their attempts to shoot Lupito.
(b) Antonio's father attempts to swim after Lupito in the river.
(c) He attempts to lead the men off the bridge.
(d) He tries to tell the men to return to their homes.
3. What does the owl do when Antonio and Ultima walk together along the river?
(a) The owl warns that peaceful times were ending.
(b) The owl hoots that fish are swelling in the river stream.
(c) The owl flew west toward California.
(d) The owl warns that the Antonio and Ultima should return to the Marez home.
4. Where does the Marez family go every autumn?
(a) Guadalupe, to sell their produce at market.
(b) Mexico, to visit their grandparents.
(c) El Puerto, where their mother's family lived.
(d) They visit Jason's family, bringing alfalfa and herbs
5. Who tells the story of Ultima arriving at the Marez home?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Eugene tell his father he did not want to do?
2. What do Antonio's brothers ignore?
3. Who comforts Antonio when he awakes from his dream of his mother crying for the return of her sons.
4. What does Antonio question after he sees the golden carp?
5. What happens to the river's water in Chapter 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of the river for Antonio?
2. What happened to Antonio his first day of school?
3. Describe how Antonio becomes one of the gang?
4. Why is Ultima a welcome addition to the Marez family?
5. Describe the adventure Cico and Antonio set out for in Chapter 11.
6. Describe the events surrounding Lupito's death.
7. What are Antonio's brother's reaction to the war?
8. What happens to Florence while swimming at Blue Lake?
9. What happens after the Marez brothers confront their mother and father in Chapter 9?
10. How important is prayer for Antonio's mother?
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