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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Cesar known Bernardito Mendelbaum?
2. What is important to Cesar, regarding Eugenio?
3. What is one reason why Mariela does not want to leave Cuba?
4. Why does Cesar remain in New York City?
5. Why can Cesar not stop what is going on at the club?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Mambo Kings are a very popular band in the 1950s.
Part 1) Who are the Mambo Kings? How do they end up in the United States?
Part 2) How do they become popular?
Part 3) How do the Mambo Kings handle their fame and fortune?
Essay Topic 2
Cesar joins the Merchant Marines.
Part 1) Why does he join the Merchant Marines?
Part 2) What does he do with the Merchant Marines?
Part 3) How does this experience affect Cesar?
Essay Topic 3
Although he loves Maria, Nestor marries Delores.
Part 1) Describe Delores.
Part 2) Why does Nestor marry Delores?
Part 3) Do they have a happy marriage? Why or why not?
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