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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How do Alourdes and Maggie feel about the idea of having to deal with the American police?
(a) They are excited.
(b) They are angry.
(c) They are annoyed.
(d) They are terrified.

2. Philo and a group of friends travel to ______________.
(a) Santo Domingo.
(b) Havana.
(c) Port au Prince.
(d) New York City.

3. Sina is strong and has saved money from what?
(a) Selling her goods at the market.
(b) Nannying.
(c) Tutoring children.
(d) Saving her inheritance.

4. The chapter ends with a quick anecdote about whom?
(a) Maggie.
(b) Karen.
(c) Mama Lola.
(d) Azaka.

5. What is the reasoning for the answer to number 96?
(a) Her children are her life.
(b) She loses all self-esteem.
(c) Vodou spirits are ideal lovers.
(d) She gives away part of herself.

6. Philomise is the ________________ daughter of Marie Noelsine, the family beauty.
(a) Youngest.
(b) Oldest.
(c) Wildest.
(d) Prettiest.

7. When do the preparations for the party begin?
(a) Around 5:00 in the morning.
(b) Around 5:00 in then evening.
(c) Around 10:00 in the morning.
(d) Around 10:00 at night.

8. What does Mauvant vomit up?
(a) A spirit.
(b) His lunch.
(c) A diamond.
(d) A small, smooth stone.

9. Mauvant dresses and assumes his usual post where?
(a) In the center square.
(b) Outside the general store.
(c) Beneath the cottonsilk tree.
(d) On his porch.

10. The incident shows that McCarthy Brown is what?
(a) A liar.
(b) Very intelligent.
(c) A devoted friend to Alourdes and her family.
(d) A good lawyer.

11. Kouzinn is _____________, a trade that is key to the survival for the poor women of Haiti.
(a) A market woman.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A healer.
(d) A teacher.

12. What should Karen take?
(a) A walk through a cemetery.
(b) A course in Vodou.
(c) The initiation rite.
(d) First Communion.

13. ____________ is finally reacted by Karen, Alourdes and their traveling companions.
(a) Gros Morne.
(b) Gros Vignon.
(c) Gros Balance.
(d) Gros Cajou.

14. Ogou teaches that in order to live, one must do what?
(a) Fight.
(b) Think.
(c) Breathe.
(d) Learn.

15. Where is this town located?
(a) In the northwest corner of Haiti.
(b) In the southwest corner of Haiti.
(c) In the southeast corner of Haiti.
(d) In the northeast corner of Haiti.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what town does the story take place?

2. The first chapter of the book begins where?

3. What does Alourdes want to gather?

4. For how long do the ceremonies go on?

5. Alourdes' mother, Philomise, is the _________ child born to them.

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