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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. How high is the cliff over which the boys and Louis XVI frequently go?
(a) Fifteen feet.
(b) Fifty feet.
(c) One hundred feet.
(d) Two hundred feet.

2. To which organization do Tony and Carlos belong, until they realize it has too many rules?
(a) ROTC.
(b) Future Homemakers of America.
(c) Hitler Youth.
(d) Cub Scouts.

3. What does Carlos do on the morning of the day he leaves Cuba?
(a) He writes a letter to his grandmother.
(b) He visits the family pantheon.
(c) He throws breadfruit at his friends.
(d) He roller skates.

4. When does Carlos's school close?
(a) September 1962.
(b) July 1964.
(c) April 1961.
(d) December 1958.

5. Who is "capable of poisoning [Carlos's] relationship with [his] father"?
(a) Pepito.
(b) Tony.
(c) El Loco.
(d) Ernesto.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 40, what does Carlos plan to request when he reaches the United States?

2. In Chapter 38, what is described as "rivers of sludge"?

3. What do the boys shoot through their blowguns?

4. With whom does Carlos see Fidel in person, as discussed in Chapter 38?

5. How much time passes before Marie Antoinette is about to meet her boys in the United States?

Short Essay Questions

1. As discussed in Chapter 28, who are the Pioneers and what do they stand for?

2. Who makes the peashooters and out of which material, and why do the boys use peas?

3. Describe the "niños bitongos."

4. Describe the Communist propaganda that Carlos hears in Chapter 38.

5. Why does Carlos want to request a Coke as his first act in the United States?

6. What difficulties does Marie Antoinette face before she can find the boys in the United States?

7. How does Carlos feel now as an adult about the time when he killed many lizards?

8. Describe the event that Carlos dreams of as thunder in Chapter 29.

9. How does the breadfruit war end?

10. Describe Carlos's first death.

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