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Multiple Choice Questions

1. At the time of Michener's visit to Badajoz, the leader of Spain is:
(a) President Zamora
(b) Generalisimo Franco
(c) Queen Isabel
(d) King Carlos

2. The Concha y Sierra:
(a) is a museum
(b) is a dude ranch
(c) provides the best bulls in bull fighting
(d) is a large resort hotel

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

4. The festivities take place over a period of:
(a) three to five weeks
(b) one week
(c) ten days
(d) two weeks

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

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

7. What is the principle city in the Las Marismas area?
(a) Madrid
(b) Cordoba
(c) Sanlucar
(d) Grenada

8. Averroes was a:
(a) slave
(b) statesman
(c) philosopher
(d) orator

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

10. The participants from each parish are referred to as a:
(a) assembly
(b) marchers
(c) confraternity
(d) group

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

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

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

14. At the end of the fiesta, the American saw his first:
(a) Catholic Mass
(b) dance
(c) concert
(d) zarzuela or light opera

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Las Marismas is located:

2. The oranges are to be used for:

3. The people of Teruel are described as:

4. In the Toledo cathedral, there is a memorial to:

5. Who sailed from Sanlucar?

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