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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The onset of the running of the bulls is signaled by:
(a) the drop of a flag
(b) the explosion of fireworks rockets
(c) sunrise
(d) the blast of a whlstle

2. The bulls that give the best fight are from:
(a) the south of Spain
(b) Mexico
(c) Wisconsin
(d) Catalona

3. The most popular matador was:
(a) Manolete
(b) Joselito
(c) Antonio Ordonet
(d) El Cordobes

4. Which of the following is not one of Michener's reasons for going to the Pamploma region?
(a) to study the cathedral of Pamplona
(b) to interview Ernest Hemingway
(c) to picnic in the Pass of Roncasvalles
(d) to see Tudela

5. Benjamin of Tudela did all but the following:
(a) traveled widely
(b) researched Jews in different areas
(c) was beheaded by the king
(d) compiled a list of all known Jews in the area

6. Michener describes the journey across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostella as:
(a) costly
(b) the finest in Spain and one of the three best in the world
(c) boring
(d) tiring

7. The patron saint of Spain is:
(a) St. Augustin
(b) St. Juan
(c) St. James
(d) St. Teresa

8. What does Michener say of Portugal?
(a) Portugal has more history and culture than Spain
(b) Spain is cleaner than Portugal
(c) most women prefer Portugal to Spain
(d) most men prefer Portugal to Spain

9. A corrida is:
(a) a complete bullfight
(b) the terms used to denote a poor bull
(c) the terms used to denote a poor matador
(d) the outfit the matador wears

10. The tertulia is a:
(a) theater
(b) social club
(c) dance
(d) restaurant

11. Regarding bullfighting, Michener's major interest has always been with:
(a) the socializaiton
(b) the press coverage
(c) the matador
(d) the bull

12. When Michener meets Don Luis in Madrid, they discuss:
(a) jai alai
(b) art
(c) Spain after Franco's death
(d) soccer

13. In terms of publishing, what sells well?
(a) non-fiction
(b) encyclopedias
(c) political books on Franco
(d) fiction

14. Along the route is the shrine to:
(a) the Virgin of Fatima
(b) the Virgin of Lourdes
(c) the Virgin of El Puy
(d) the Virgin of Guadaloupe

15. Michener admits that regarding bullfighting:
(a) he has only been to one bull fight
(b) he doesn't like the activity
(c) he is a big fan
(d) he prefers soccer

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following was not true of Gibraltar:

2. The sport of bullfighting is subject to:

3. The wealthiest shrine in Christendom is at:

4. Michener found Madrid newspapers to:

5. While walking around Teruel, Michener found:

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