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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. In the lower meadows of the basin of the Valle Grande, the group of men set about capturing __________.
(a) Opposing tribe members
(b) Each other
(c) Women
(d) Bait

2. Vidal and Abel came back to the box canyon to watch their grandfather dig with a __________.
(a) Bow
(b) Rock
(c) Hat
(d) Hoe

3. To find his grandmother's grave, Tosamah has to walk along the path of the _______________.
(a) Blue River
(b) Brookstone
(c) Red Road
(d) Yellowstone

4. Who stood up, shouted, and gave the finger to the tank and soldiers who turned and shot at him?
(a) Abel
(b) Albino
(c) Ben
(d) Bowker

5. When Abel is 17, Francisco gets him to go hunting and the first animal he kills is a ______________.
(a) Mule doe
(b) Snake
(c) Rabbit
(d) Horse

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first job Milly had when she finally moved to the new town after leaving her father's farm?

2. At age ____________, Milly's father gave her all of his savings in order to get her to live a better life elsewhere.

3. What is caught in a small snare trap that the old man has set at the beginning of the story?

4. When he left, Abel remembered too late to look back in the direction of ___________.

5. What is the feast Father Olguin is going to be celebrating as he readies himself for the day?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened during the incident with Abel and the tank, according to Bowker?

2. What were some of the ways Tosamah insulted Abel, even though he did not do so directly?

3. Describe the creature that Tosamah's grandmother had described in a story about a man who set off to find food for his people.

4. What did Francisco tell Abel about the area across the Arroyo Bajo to the edge of the red rock that looked out over the plain?

5. What did Francisco try to teach his grandsons when they were out at the old Campo Santo?

6. What happens when Abel sings and calls out during one of the rain retreats, according to his memory?

7. What happens in the memory Abel has of his grandfather calling him as he heard the old men pray?

8. What happens when Abel comes off the bus when Francisco comes to pick him up?

9. Describe the relationship Francisco had with a young girl when he was a younger man.

10. Why does Ben think that Milly is going to come around anymore, according to what he has noticed?

(see the answer keys)

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