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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Michener describes Spain as a:
(a) democracy
(b) theocracy
(c) strict dictatorship
(d) constitutional monarchy

3. According to tradition, the Apostle James:
(a) preached in this part of Spain
(b) was martyred in Compostella
(c) wrote about Compostella
(d) was born in Santiage de Compostella

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

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

6. The Rastro is a:
(a) shopping area
(b) museum
(c) restaurant
(d) hotel

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

8. Which of the following is a popular sport in Spain?
(a) jai alai
(b) La Crosse
(c) baseball
(d) cricket

9. Michener claims to have seen how many bullfights?
(a) 250
(b) 700
(c) 1000
(d) 500

10. The bulls run a distance of:
(a) nine nundred yards
(b) one and one half miles
(c) seventeen hundred yards
(d) one mile

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

12. The Prado is a famous:
(a) restaurant
(b) museum
(c) hotel
(d) theater

13. What caused the decline of the University of Salamanca?
(a) lack of qualified teachers
(b) it became basically a finishing school for the nobility
(c) lack of students
(d) it was closed by Isabel

14. Where did Isabel die?
(a) Madrigal
(b) Tordesillas
(c) Madrid
(d) Salamanca

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Michener had first been to Madrid in:

2. Michener describes the journey across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostella as:

3. Michener had first visited Teruel:

4. Michener found Madrid newspapers to:

5. Which Spanish city had the most personal meaning for Michener?

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