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Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. From whom does Michener learn the history of Castielfabib?
(a) the mayor
(b) a priest
(c) a tour guide
(d) the innkeeper's family

2. Michener learns the book writers in Spain:
(a) have numerous best sellers
(b) become very wealthy
(c) could not earn enough to support themselves
(d) publish frequently

3. The site of the picnic at Roncesvalles is a significant site:
(a) of a Great Mosque
(b) in the Christians' fight against Islam
(c) in Franco's war against the Republicans
(d) in the Greek invasion of Spain

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

5. What is the name of the square that Michener feels is the finest in Spain and one of the best in the world?
(a) Salamanca's Plaza Mayor
(b) St. Teresas
(c) St. Marks
(d) Zocalo

6. Michener feels the best bullfights are when:
(a) the bulls are small
(b) the bulls are from the same ranch
(c) the matadors are young
(d) the bull ring is large

7. The Spanish Civil War began in:
(a) 1943
(b) 1941
(c) 1939
(d) 1936

8. While sitting in the Plaza Mayor, Michener overhears a conversation of a group of Frenchmen. What does he learn?
(a) there is going to be a student demonstration
(b) they find Americans loud and vulgar
(c) there is going to be a strike
(d) nothing

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

10. What did Michener discover had occurred along the Mediterranean sea coast since his last visit three years earlier?
(a) it was developed with apartment buildings and resorts
(b) the seacoast was being preserved
(c) the seashore had deteriorated
(d) there had been an oil spill

11. The Catalan separatists want all but the following:
(a) their own newspapers
(b) a separate state
(c) their own univeristies
(d) their own language

12. Michener found Madrid newspapers to:
(a) be very informational
(b) have little international news
(c) have little information on the politics in Spain
(d) have many sales pages

13. The large pedestrian promenade with kiosks is:
(a) El Penon
(b) Plaza Mayor
(c) Plaza Cathedral
(d) Las Ramblas

14. Michener describes Barcelona as the:
(a) intellectual capital of Spain
(b) a shopper's paradise
(c) the playground of the rich
(d) the sister city of Madrid

15. The colors of the cape are:
(a) red and blue
(b) the colors of the matador
(c) magenta and yellow
(d) the colors of the bull ring

Short Answer Questions

1. The Day of St. James begins with a midnight:



2. The saint worshiped at Avila is:



3. The architecture of Northern Spain is:



4. The bulls run each day for:



5. Michener had first been to Madrid in:



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