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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Mrs. Milagros not wish to open the final letter delivered for Camilo from Rosaura?
(a) She worries Camilo may walk in.
(b) She does not want to anger Camilo.
(c) She is jealous of Camilo.
(d) She is ashamed.
2. After the dinner described in Part I, Chapter 4, how do the boarding house guests feel?
(a) Worried about what they have done.
(b) Full and sleepy.
(c) As if at a party.
3. Why does Camilo claim that he should leave Rosaura?
(a) Rosaura is a liar.
(b) The relationship is dangerous.
(c) The relationship is causing too much commotion in the house.
(d) He lacks funds.
4. What does Mrs. Milagros describe as difficult ("un arte nada facil") for the owners of boarding houses?
(a) Creating meals that satisfy everyone's tastes.
(b) To find and select clients.
(c) Making sure clients keep the place clean so as to avoid attracting mice.
(d) Making sure her young children are not negatively influenced by the presence of her guests.
5. Who else is in the house where Camilo converses with a patron in Part I, Chapter 5?
(a) A host of servants.
(b) A young woman.
(c) A young man.
(d) The man's wife.
6. What does Camilo describe cooking for his father?
(b) Cheesy snacks.
(d) Spicy chicken.
7. What was Eufrasia's line of work?
(a) She was a teacher.
(b) She was a singer.
(c) She was a prostitute.
(d) She was a painter.
8. What does Eufrasia argue is "evident" in Part I, Chapter 4?
(a) Matilde is in love with Camilo.
(b) Mrs. Milagros' soup has made Camilo sick.
(c) Mrs. Milagros has a right to open the letter.
(d) The letters are arriving with such frequency that Mrs. Milagros must speak with Camilo.
9. How does Mrs. Milagros describe Camilo's letters?
(a) Wonderful ("maravillosas").
(b) Exciting ("emocionantes").
(c) Sinful ("precaminosas").
(d) Dangerous ("peligrosas").
10. Why does Mrs. Milagros feel bad after laughing at Camilo?
(a) She worries that she may have insulted his family.
(b) Camilo could hear her.
(c) She does not want to set a bad example for her own daughters.
(d) Camilo seems more kind to her than she was being in return.
11. What form does Mrs. Milagros' narration take?
(a) A declaration.
(b) A song.
(c) A dialog with her daughter.
(d) A letter.
12. How does Mrs. Milagros describe the image she sees of Rosaura in Part I, Chapter 6?
(a) An ugly, tired face.
(b) A pretty, if common looking, woman.
(c) A suitable match, but nothing to write home about.
(d) A beautiful young woman.
13. Who laughs with Mrs. Milagros as she looks at Camilo's card?
(a) Her daughters.
(b) Her sister.
(c) The letter carrier.
(d) Other boarding house guests.
14. How does Mrs. Milagros claim she learns more about Camilo's love life?
(a) He shares with her his paintings of Rosaura.
(b) He now reads her Rosaura's letters.
(c) He reads her the letters he writes in response to Rosaura.
(d) He shares details with her every Monday.
15. How is Camilo dressed when he meets Mrs. Milagros?
(a) With a clown suit.
(b) With a flashy gold watch and a necklace.
(c) With an orange shirt.
(d) With a black tie.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Mrs. Milagros believe she should respond to Camilo's letters?
2. Mrs. Milagros opens the book with a description of a guest arriving at her boarding house. Who was that guest?
3. Who appears at Camilo's studio at the beginning of Part I, Chapter 5?
4. Which of the following best describes Mrs. Milagros' tone in Part I, Chapter 1?
5. What does Camilo tell Mrs. Milagros happened to his father just before meeting her?
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