Pilgrims in Aztlan Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who talks seductively to Malquerida giving her temporary encouragement?

2. One of the two men walking across the desert wants to give up but the other persuades him to continue by telling him what?

3. What does Lencho's wife want him to do with the money his sons had given him for Buzz Saw's birthday?

4. Who is Moroyoqui?

5. What is Bethlehem, one of eight Yaqui towns, also called?

Short Essay Questions

1. How many children does Cuamea have and how does he raise them?

2. What does Peluchi do for a living?

3. What happened to Cuamea's father and how does that affect Cuamea?

4. In the bar scene what do the men make lewd jokes about and why are they in the bar?

5. Who is Chalito and why is he a tragic character?

6. How does the author handle the theme of wealth?

7. Describe Rudolph Smith Jr.

8. Describe Chuco and what he does.

9. Describe Tony Baba.

10. What does Jes's do that is shocking considering the other things he has done?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

1) Who was Choro? Describe him. Who did work for? What did he do to rebel against his employer?

2) Describe Little Jes's of Bethlehem, the Yaqui, and compare the events of his life with the events of Jesus in the Bible.

3) Who do you think is worse because of character and actions, Tony Baba or Mario de Cocuch? Why?

Choose two of the three to write on.

Essay Topic 2

1) Describe the character, Kite. Why is he so popular with the children? What was his background?

2) Describe the character, Ruperta. What is her appearance? How does she survive?

3) Describe Chuco. What is is admired for? Who are his companions?

Choose two of the three to write on.

Essay Topic 3

Part 1) Describe Loreto including his appearance, what he does for a living, his character, etc.

Part 2) Describe Chalito including his appearance, character and fate.

Part 3) What is your opinion of the author's writing style? Give explanations and examples from the book.

Choose two of the three options to write on.

(see the answer keys)

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