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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The time of Michener's visit is:
(a) the late 1950s
(b) the mid 1940s
(c) the late 1940s
(d) the early 1960s

2. Cordoba was a center of:
(a) a Civil War memorial
(b) great universities
(c) Islamic culture
(d) a World War II memorial

3. Each parish church is represented by:
(a) the pastor
(b) its own colors
(c) a pennant
(d) a sign with the name

4. Who is not one of the artists who works are in the Toledo cathedral?
(a) Vigarni
(b) Rodrigo
(c) Degas
(d) Berroguete

5. When Michener told the hotel clerk in Badajoz that he planned to remain for a month, the clerk:
(a) maintained the same price of the room
(b) offered free meals
(c) raised the price of the room
(d) lowered the price of the room

6. The Spanish Civil War was fought between:
(a) the Romans and the Goths
(b) the Romans and the Visigoth
(c) the Goths and Visigoths
(d) the Republicans and the focus of Franco

7. Sevilla is described as:
(a) about the same age as Madrid
(b) more modern than Madrid
(c) a relatively new city
(d) two thousand years older than Madrid

8. In Castellon, what did the women throw from the balconies?
(a) handerkerchiefs
(b) darts with streamers attached
(c) oranges
(d) beads

9. The tombs of Ferdinand and Isabel are located in:
(a) Grenada
(b) Madrid
(c) Toledo
(d) Cordoba

10. The procession takes place through:
(a) the main shopping area
(b) the cathedral
(c) the sierpes
(d) around the cathedral

11. Michener describes the Toledo cathedral as being:
(a) small
(b) plain
(c) ugly
(d) so beautiful that its variety could never be exhausted

12. The parishes have:
(a) have continual Masses during the processions
(b) floats with different themes for the different days
(c) don't take part in the processions
(d) are closed during the festivities

13. The people of Teruel are described as:
(a) well-to-do
(b) uban
(c) poor peasants
(d) middle class

14. Seneca was a great:
(a) intellectual
(b) slave
(c) a business man
(d) medical man

15. Where does the freighter stop to pick up oranges?
(a) Castellian
(b) Burriana
(c) Valencia
(d) Mallorca

Short Answer Questions

1. At the time of Michener's visit to Badajoz, the leader of Spain is:

2. Damascene is:

3. In his Speculations, the American compares Spain to:

4. The Great Mosque at Medinat az-Zahra had been converted into a:

5. Which is not one of the four men whose birthplaces Michener wanted to see:

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