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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Esperanza's first birthday morning visitor comes, what does he bring for her?
(a) Pinatas.
(b) Flowers.
(c) Baloons.
(d) Papayas.

2. After Paa's will is explained, who offers to buy the house?
(a) Alfonso.
(b) Abuelita.
(c) Tio Luis.
(d) Tio Marco.

3. After Papa's will is discussed, who proposes marriage to Mama?
(a) Senor Rodriguez.
(b) Alfonso.
(c) Tio Luis.
(d) Tio Marco.

4. What is the one thing Juan's daughter does NOT brag about to Esperanza?
(a) Having electricity.
(b) Living in a cabin.
(c) Having real beds.
(d) Running water in their home.

5. When the women in the camp laugh at Esperanza and upset her, who helps her?
(a) Isabel.
(b) The girl with dirty hands.
(c) Miguel.
(d) Marta.

6. After the fire, what is the reason for an Ortega relative's visit?
(a) To renew his marriage proposal.
(b) To give insurance advice.
(c) To bring soup.
(d) To bring tortillas.

7. When Esperanza is running out of the house in Chapter 3, what does she manage to grab and rescue?
(a) Her crocheting.
(b) Her doll.
(c) Her journal.
(d) Her photo box.

8. What word most accurately describes how everyone on the ranch feels about the presence of the visitors who seem to take over Papa's study?
(a) Uncomfortable.
(b) Relieved.
(c) Happy.
(d) Furious.

9. At the time of this post-fire visit, what does the Ortega relative suggest will be an appropriate school for Esperanza?
(a) A boarding school.
(b) A public school.
(c) A foreign school.
(d) An English school.

10. What is the purpose of two individuals spending so much time in Papa's study?
(a) They are tidying and repairing the room.
(b) They are going over the business of the ranch.
(c) They are looking for tools.
(d) They are looking for a will.

11. What does the Orgeta relative visiting after the fire think Esperanza will learn at the school?
(a) Ranching.
(b) Better manners.
(c) English.
(d) Husbandry.

12. What is in the trunk that the visitors have left in Chapter 3?
(a) Old newspapers.
(b) Belongs of Papa.
(c) War souvenirs.
(d) Clothes for Esperanza and Ramona.

13. What is Marta's attitude toward Esperanza?
(a) She wants to learn etiquette from Esperanza.
(b) She resents Esperanza because of her former wealth.
(c) She is curious about Esperanza's way of speaking.
(d) She is curious about Esperanza's clothes.

14. What is it that Esperanza plays with on the train until interrupted by another child?
(a) Her ivory chess set.
(b) Her doll.
(c) Her mother's purse.
(d) Her puzzles.

15. When Mama and Esperanza pass through customs, what words are stamped on their documents?
(a) Immigrants Mexican.
(b) Mexican National.
(c) Second Class.
(d) Workers Approved.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Esperanza wakes up on the morning of her birthday, what word accurately describes her how she feels?

2. What picture does one of the frail beggar women carry who asks for money on the train?

3. What is Esperanza feeling about speaking English?

4. Why couldn't Miguel work on the railroad in Mexico?

5. What was the issue over which the Mexican Revolution was fought?

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