Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Eva carry for the event in which money was to be raised to help the struggling city?

2. What was located in Buenos Aires, which made it an important place to be at the time?

3. Where was Juan Peron born, according to the facts of the story?

4. By the 1943 election, a military ______ occurred and the new dictatorial government imposed restrictions on the entire country.

5. On the way back to Argentina, Eva decided to give speeches in __________ on the principles of Peronism.

Short Essay Questions

1. What were the classes that made up Buenos Aires when Eva moved there as a younger girl?

2. What did Eva need her mother for as she began to grow interested in becoming an actress?

3. Why did Eva not end up going to London, even though it had been an arranged stop on her tour of Europe?

4. What happened to the people who opposed the oligarchy at this time in Argentina?

5. What was Argentina's position during World War II?

6. What happened as a result of the military coup that directly impacted Evita during this time?

7. What was the given reasoning in the book of why Eva was invited to go along with Peron for the visit?

8. What was the five-year plan that Peron introduced in order to help Argentina?

9. Why did the workers celebrate their victory after the release of Colonel Peron, according to the book?

10. How did Eva's role in the government change when she returned from Europe, according to the book?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Peron eventually had to resign, and he left the country for an island just outside of Buenos Aires.

Part 1: Why do you think that Person was forced to resign?

Part 2: Do you think the resignation might have been helpful to him instead of harmful?

Part 3: What do you think Peron was able to do when he was not actively in charge that he could not do when he was in charge?

Essay Topic 2

The Eva Peron Foundation was good and bad at the same time, intimidating corporations that did not contribute, while still going good for the poor.

Part 1: Do you think it was a good idea for Eva to create a foundation?

Part 2: How do you think the people at the time viewed the Eva Peron Foundation?

Part 3: Would you have contributed to the Eva Peron Foundation? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Over time, Peron became more of a dictator, which caused him to be removed from office in 1955.

Part 1: Why do you think that Peron began to act like more of a dictator?

Part 2: Do you think that Peron needed to take more control of the country?

Part 3: How do you think the country might have fared if Peron had stuck to his democratic promises?

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