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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is a famous wine of the region?
(a) while wine from Estrella
(b) the red wine of Rioja
(c) Sangria
(d) none

2. What does Michener learn of the publishing business in Spain?
(a) neither books nor magazines sell well
(b) both books and magazines sell well
(c) books sell well
(d) magazines sell well

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

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

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

6. Who were the Suecas?
(a) strolling ministrals
(b) Fins, Norwegians, Danes and Germans
(c) a slamenco group
(d) a singing group

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

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

9. Which of the following was not true of Gibraltar:
(a) Gibraltar is called El Penon
(b) the Spanish wanted continued English rule
(c) Spain wanted self-government in Gibraltar
(d) Gibraltar voted to remain under British control

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

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

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

13. Banderrilas are:
(a) young bulls
(b) the matador's crew
(c) the pants of the matador
(d) short colorful sticks placed in the bull's shoulders

14. While traveling from town to town, Michener is tracing the history of:
(a) Alphonso
(b) Juan Carlos
(c) Isabel
(d) Franco

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Michener describes Spain as a:

2. The highlight of the feast of San Fermin is the:

3. The sport of bullfighting is subject to:

4. John Moore was an English general in the war against:

5. Michener feels the best bullfights are when:

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