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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The author describes Spain as:
(a) the same as other countries
(b) a place he would never visit again
(c) a very special country
(d) horrible

2. Why didn't Michener enjoy the flamenco dance in Cordoba?
(a) the partons were badly behaved
(b) the waiter eas rude
(c) it was too touristy
(d) he had a bad seat

3. What kind of candy is a Spanish delicacy?
(a) salt water taffy
(b) chocolate covered orange
(c) marzipan
(d) chocholate covered cherries

4. Maimonides was a:
(a) medical man
(b) religious philosopher
(c) slave
(d) orator

5. The average man in Badajoz is:
(a) in various businesses
(b) a farmer
(c) a merchant
(d) an entertainer

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

7. Which of the following does not come from the Las Marismas area?
(a) rice
(b) bulls
(c) grapes
(d) sheep

8. Michener travels to Badajoz by:
(a) bus
(b) train
(c) private auto
(d) plane

9. Codified law was first introduced to the area by:
(a) the Goths
(b) the Romans
(c) Queen Isabel
(d) the Visigoths

10. The terms Las Marismas means:
(a) the low lands
(b) wildlife
(c) bull ranch
(d) the Tidelands

11. What does Michener recommend travelers do before visiting Spain?
(a) see a performance of Don Juan Tenorio
(b) read travel books
(c) plan their itinerary
(d) learn the language

12. After wandering around the country side of Teruel, who does the American meet as he returns?
(a) a woman from Castellon
(b) the Guardia Civil
(c) the bargeman
(d) the crew from the freighter

13. Hosius was a great:
(a) intellectual
(b) orator
(c) churchman
(d) medical man

14. The oranges were shipped in:
(a) wooden crates
(b) sacks
(c) loose
(d) steel barrels

15. Who shows the American around Castellon?
(a) a hired guide
(b) the freighter crew
(c) the freighter's captain
(d) the bargeman

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the large wildlife preserve in Las Marismas?

2. Michener travels to the Gredos mountains to see:

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

4. Michener journeys to Medinat az-Zahra to visit a:

5. Each parish church is represented by:

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