Part One, First Chapter: The Languor of Ofenísia, Sections titled Of the Sun and the Rain and a Small Miracle, Of the Mixture of Past and Future in the Streets of Ilhéus, Of the Notables at the Fish Market, and Of the Doctor's Claim to Noble but Not Imp
1. What crop is threatened by both lack of rain and excessive rain in Ilhéus in the year 1925?
(a) Brazil nuts.
2. Who is the patron saint of Ilhéus?
(a) St. John.
(b) St. Ilhéus.
(c) St. George.
(d) St. Anthony.
3. What is Father Basílio's other occupation?
(d) Plantation owner.
4. To which organization do the high society women who walk barefoot in the procession belong?
(a) The Catholic Church.
(b) The Daughters of Mary.
(c) The Progress Club.
(d) Sisters of Charity.
5. What socially recognized relationship does Father Basílio have with the children he fathered with Otália?
(a) He is their stepfather.
(b) He is their adoptive father.
(c) He is their close friend.
(d) He is their godfather.
6. Which character announces the end of the rain on the first clear morning?
(a) Colonel Ramiro Bastos.
(b) Colonel Manuel of the Jaguars.
(c) Mundinho Falção.
(d) Colonel Jesuíno Mendonça.
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