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Carlos Eire
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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. In Chapter 11, who sits on Carlos's head?
(a) Tony.
(b) Ernesto.
(c) Eugenio.
(d) Louis XVI.

2. What animal do Carlos and his friends try to send into space?
(a) A lizard.
(b) A chimpanzee.
(c) A dog.
(d) A preying mantis.

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

4. From what country did the ancestors of Carlos's mother come?
(a) Finland.
(b) Peru.
(c) Canada.
(d) Ireland.

5. Who is the first villain in Carlos's dreams?
(a) Torso Lady.
(b) Candlestick Lady.
(c) Maria Theresa.
(d) Window Jesus.

Short Answer Questions

1. In which city does chapter 21 open?

2. According to Chapter 20, what type of cooking does Carlos find particularly horrifying?

3. How do most of the men who are in the car in Chapter 26 die?

4. What is the name of the beggar in Carlos's neighborhood?

5. Who buys Carlos and Tony comic books each Wednesday?

Short Essay Questions

1. With regard to Fernando's prison term, what does "rehabilitation" mean?

2. What is the significance of the mamey pit to Carlos?

3. How do Cubans relate to a statue of Saint Lazarus, and what connection does Carlos have with one?

4. In Chapter 20, how does Louis XVI deal with the man at the door?

5. What happened to Carlos's great-great-grandmother Butrón-Múgicas?

6. Who is Mel Blanc, and how does Carlos feel about him?

7. Explain one of the lessons on hell that is described in Chapter 19.

8. According to Chapter 7, what happened to Cuba after Fidel came to power?

9. As discussed in Chapter 17, describe the Chinese man's profession.

10. According to Chapter 22, with what are the boys sick and how do they handle it?

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