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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Michener had first been to Madrid in:
(a) 1960
(b) 1956
(c) 1950
(d) 1945

2. The highlight of the feast of San Fermin is the:
(a) carnival
(b) blessing of new priests
(c) speech by the President
(d) running of the bulls

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

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

5. Michener travels to El Escorial to:
(a) visit a vineyard
(b) visit a cattle ranch
(c) view the scenery
(d) see a church

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

7. What is the major feast in Santiago de Compostella?
(a) the Feast of the Templars
(b) the Day of the Virgin
(c) the Feast of Guadaloupe
(d) the Day of St. James

8. Teruel had been the site of:
(a) a big festival
(b) a major strike
(c) a major battle in the Spanish Civil War
(d) the end of the Spanish Civil War

9. When Michener returned to the village of San Augustin, he found all but the following:
(a) prosperity
(b) electricity
(c) television antennas
(d) an automobile

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

11. Modern Spain at the time is concerned with the:
(a) Gibraltar question
(b) separation of church and state
(c) governemnt of Spain after Franco
(d) modernization

12. The river of Tudela, the Rio Ebro was:
(a) sailed by Columbus
(b) sailed by Magellan
(c) known as the Iberes in ancient times
(d) a major thoroughfare

13. On the way to Teruel, Michener stopped in:
(a) Varriana
(b) Torremolines
(c) Valencia
(d) Castielfabib

14. The saint worshiped at Avila is:
(a) Sebastian
(b) Teresa
(c) Fancis
(d) Isabel

15. The Day of St. James begins with a midnight:
(a) procession with a statue of St. James
(b) fireworks display
(c) procession with a statue of the Virgin
(d) Mass

Short Answer Questions

1. While sitting in the Plaza Mayor, Michener overhears a conversation of a group of Frenchmen. What does he learn?

2. How long did the battle for Teruel last?

3. The tertulia is a:

4. The sport of bullfighting is subject to:

5. The bulls that give the best fight are from:

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