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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In his Speculations, the American compares Spain to:
(a) the United States
(b) Germany
(c) Engalnd
(d) Italy

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

3. The man on board in the Introduction is described as being:
(a) American
(b) ERnglish
(c) Scottish
(d) Spanish

4. Las Marismas is located:
(a) near Madrid
(b) on the Costa del Sol
(c) in the Basque region
(d) on the Guadalquivir in the sourth of Spain

5. What problems did Michener have at the first restaurant he visited?
(a) he didn't ask for the tourist menu
(b) he couldn't speak the language
(c) the food was bad
(d) it was too expensive

6. Michener describes the cathedral of Badajoz as:
(a) beautiful
(b) ugly
(c) the hub of town activity
(d) akwardly located

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

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

9. Badajoz is located in a region called:
(a) Portugal
(b) Extremadurar
(c) Basque
(d) Costa del Sol

10. What bird populates Las Marismas that is sold throughout Europe as pets?
(a) the stork
(b) the goldfinch
(c) the parakeet
(d) the egret

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

12. Where does Michener travel for the Whitsuntide festival?
(a) Sanlucar
(b) El Rocio
(c) Barriana
(d) Cordoba

13. Before leaving Valencia, who does the American meet?
(a) the bargeman
(b) the President of Spain
(c) a beautiful woman
(d) a news reporter

14. Damascene is:
(a) a form of china
(b) an item made from steel overlaid with gold
(c) a dish of rice and chicken
(d) a famous Spanish painter

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Sevilla is described as:

2. What is the principle city in the Las Marismas area?

3. Where does the freighter stop to pick up oranges?

4. What is so impressive about the Toledo cathedral?

5. Why didn't Michener enjoy the flamenco dance in Cordoba?

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