Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the beggar in Carlos's neighborhood?
(a) El Loco.
(b) El Jabón.
(c) El Hombre.
(d) El Carpintero.

2. What movie makes Carlos suddenly like the idea of kissing a woman?
(a) Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
(b) Queen of Outer Space.
(c) Vertigo.
(d) Some Like It Hot.

3. Whose house does Carlos visit in the beginning of Chapter 12?
(a) Aunt Lucía's.
(b) Eugenio's.
(c) Aunt Carmela's.
(d) Chachi's.

4. What insects bite Rafa and Carlos in Chapter 5?
(a) Earwigs.
(b) Japanese beetles.
(c) Mosquitoes.
(d) Fire ants.

5. Who runs the school called La Salle del Vedado?
(a) Benedictines.
(b) The Christian Brothers.
(c) Fidel's regime.
(d) Protestants.

6. What type of car does Carlos ride to school?
(a) Toyota.
(b) Buick.
(c) Cadillac.
(d) Ford.

7. To what sin is Carlos especially prone, as described in Chapter 14?
(a) Blasphemy.
(b) Theft.
(c) Gluttony.
(d) Lying.

8. What is the name of the jackpot in the Spanish lottery?
(a) El Alto Grado.
(b) El Primer Piso.
(c) El Somnambulente.
(d) El Premio Gordo.

9. Who kisses Carlos and leaves a lipstick smudge on his cheek in Chapter 6?
(a) Chachi.
(b) The maid Inocencia.
(c) Aunt Lucía.
(d) Marie Antoinette.

10. What does Carlos say to the priest at the end of his confession?
(a) "God bless you, Father."
(b) "Amen."
(c) "Thank you, Father."
(d) "See you again soon, Father."

11. Where does Carlos get milkshakes in Havana?
(a) Dairy Freeze.
(b) McDonalds.
(c) Dairy Queen.
(d) Tropicream.

12. What do the boys throw at each other in Chapter 15?
(a) Stones.
(b) Firecrackers.
(c) Breadfruit.
(d) Apples.

13. What is the only comic book that Carlos has taken on his outing in Chapter 2?
(a) Iron Man.
(b) Superman.
(c) Spiderman.
(d) Elastic Man.

14. How do most of the men who are in the car in Chapter 26 die?
(a) Of old age.
(b) Of pneumonia.
(c) In the Bay of Pigs invasion.
(d) By a firing squad after the militia stops the car.

15. According to Chapter 20, what type of cooking does Carlos find particularly horrifying?
(a) Irish.
(b) Mediterranean.
(c) American.
(d) Spanish.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the Nietos' family doctor?

2. As mentioned in Chapter 7, what is the name of the chimp?

3. Who is the principal of Carlos's school?

4. On what does Carlos get drunk in Chapter 6?

5. What holiday is mentioned in the first sentence of Chapter 2?

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