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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 does Celaya's father liken to a Mexican girl becoming a prostitute?
(a) Leaving the church.
(b) Leaving home before marriage.
(c) Getting a tattoo.
(d) Going to college.
2. What does the Reyes family do at first when Soledad gets pregnant?
(a) They ignore her.
(b) They put her out of the house.
(c) They pay for an abortion.
(d) They offer to adopt the baby.
3. What does Celaya tell her mother that angers her mother?
(a) Celaya wrecked the car.
(b) Celaya is in love with a boy.
(c) Celaya is pregnant.
(d) Celaya is depressed.
4. What do the doctors take from Narciso during surgery?
(a) A tumor.
(b) His gallbladder.
(c) Three ribs.
(d) His appendix.
5. What does Celaya feel about the purchase in #137?
(a) It is ugly.
(b) It is a dream.
(c) It has potential.
(d) It is perfect.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the Grandmother try to edge her way back into Inocencio's life?
2. How did Zoila consider killing the Grandmother?
3. What does the Awful Grandmother agree to do?
4. In what year did the Mexican revolution begin?
5. After who/what was Inocencio's daughter named?
Short Essay Questions
1. What major purchase does Inocencio make without consulting Zoila and how does she react when she learns about it?
2. What were the "Ten Tragic Days"?
3. What does Celaya learn about herself as a freshman, and who is the friend who takes her under her wing?
4. Who is Ernie and what role does he play in Celaya's life?
5. Describe Celaya's encounter with the Grandmother's ghost in Inocencio's hospital room.
6. Describe the chaos of the Mexican Revolution.
7. What advice does Narciso's father give him regarding Soledad?
8. What are the emotional reasons that Soledad hates Celaya?
9. What is a possible reason that Fina does not like Soledad?
10. What position does Soledad take regarding her life when her son is born?
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