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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Kazakh?
(a) Selena's seeing-eye dog.
(b) Selena's father.
(c) Roy Hepburn's mistress.
(d) The hotel manager.

2. Who tells Mary Hepburn the Bahia has landed on the Island of Santa Rosalia?
(a) The Captain.
(b) Andrew MacIntosh.
(c) An iguana.
(d) A little bird.

3. What magazine does Andrew MacIntosh read from cover to cover every month?
(a) Times Magazine.
(b) National Geographic.
(c) Reader's Digest.
(d) Forbes Magazine.

4. How many foster homes had Wait lived in growing up?
(a) 5.
(b) 3.
(c) 19.
(d) 2.

5. Who's portrait is behind the bar at the Hotel El Dorado?
(a) Charles Darwin.
(b) Galileo.
(c) Archimedes.
(d) Aristotle.

6. Who is unmarried, never reproduced, and drowns by a tidal wave?
(a) Adolf von Kleist.
(b) Andrew MacIntosh.
(c) Eduardo Ximénez.
(d) Siegfried von Kleist.

7. What make and model vehicle does Hernando Cruz drive?
(a) BMW Mini Cooper.
(b) Ford Mustang.
(c) Cadillac El Dorado.
(d) Mercedes Benz SLR.

8. Who is considered to be wild and greedy and inconsiderate, but not insane?
(a) Hernando Cruz.
(b) Andrew MacIntosh.
(c) Mary Hepburn.
(d) James Wait.

9. How does Mary Hepburn die?
(a) She commits suicide.
(b) She falls overboard the Bahia.
(c) A great white shark eats her.
(d) She has a brain tumor.

10. What war did the narrator fight in?
(a) World War II.
(b) Cold War.
(c) Civil War.
(d) Vietnam War.

11. Who coined the term "biology?"
(a) Gottfried Treveranus.
(b) Charles Darwin.
(c) Albert Einstein.
(d) Sigmund Freud.

12. To whom does Andrew MacIntosh reveal his real reason for flying Selena, Kazakh, and the Hiroguchis from Merida to Guayaquil?
(a) Kazakh.
(b) James Wait.
(c) Donald.
(d) Selena.

13. What do the two stars by the names of certain characters in the story mean?
(a) These characters are the most important.
(b) These characters would be dead before the sun went down.
(c) These characters are royal figures.
(d) These characters are the only surviving characters.

14. Who is Willard Flemming?
(a) The manager at the Hotel El Dorado.
(b) Mary Hepburn's first husband.
(c) The name James Wait uses on his Canadian passport.
(d) The bartender at the Hotel El Dorado.

15. When is the Bahia scheduled to sail?
(a) January 1, 1986.
(b) April 1, 1986.
(c) November 28, 1986.
(d) July 4, 1986.

Short Answer Questions

1. What nationality does James Wait claim to be in Chapter 2?

2. What subject did Mary Hepburn teach at the public high school in Ilium, New York?

3. What is ikebana?

4. According to the narrator, what two animals keep the human population nice and manageable, and nobody starves?

5. What bird is a teaser and a robber of the blue-footed boobies?

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