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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 city is described in the beginning of chapter 3?
(c) New York.
(d) San Juan.
2. What does the Jeep mentioned in Chapter 5 spray?
(a) Thick black smoke.
3. Carlos discusses which toys in the beginning of Chapter 25?
(b) Matchbox cars.
(c) Jigsaw puzzles.
4. What is the name of the jackpot in the Spanish lottery?
(a) El Somnambulente.
(b) El Premio Gordo.
(c) El Primer Piso.
(d) El Alto Grado.
5. What is the only comic book that Carlos has taken on his outing in Chapter 2?
(a) Elastic Man.
(c) Iron Man.
Short Answer Questions
1. In which city does chapter 21 open?
2. According to Chapter 22, what does Carlos always ask the soldiers he sees?
3. What type of car does Carlos ride to school?
4. In Chapter 10, where does Carlos state he would like to be buried?
5. As mentioned in Chapter 22, Carlos's wife buys him a poster of which actress?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Chapter 7, what happened to Cuba after Fidel came to power?
2. Why does Carlos wish he could have been a Viking?
3. What are the various Christmas traditions at the Nieto house, as described in Chapter 10?
4. Explain what happens when people begin to shout "paredón."
5. Describe what Carlos sees at the dining room window in Chapter 6.
6. Summarize the contents of the Cuban history lesson the boys receive at the beginning of Chapter 4.
7. Who is Mel Blanc, and how does Carlos feel about him?
8. Where does Carlos see the Cuba-shaped clouds, and how does he feel about them?
9. According to Chapter 22, with what are the boys sick and how do they handle it?
10. With regard to Fernando's prison term, what does "rehabilitation" mean?
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