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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Eileen apologize to Juan?
(a) For being slow on her feet.
(b) For telling Jaime he could not bring Juan to live at the ranch.
(c) For asking him to undertake this journey.
(d) For thinking Jaime was visiting a fake shamen.
2. Who is with Francisco in the mountains?
3. Why does Bell try to arrest Sean?
(a) For the murder of Russell.
(b) For refusing an eviction order.
(c) For stealing gold from land that does not belong to the Mulkerin family.
(d) For falsifying records.
4. Why does Machado want to wait until the morning to go up against Sean and the others?
(a) Machado thinks there are ghosts that will help Sean's group in the dark.
(b) Many of the men do not want to move in the dark.
(c) Machado's group is in the open.
(d) Machado wants to rest.
5. What is the trail from Los Angeles to Malibu like?
(a) It runs inland several miles.
(b) It runs through desert.
(c) It is steep and narrow.
(d) It runs along the water.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why might the gold not be the answer to Eileen's predicament about the ranch house?
2. About what does Eileen hint at to the merchant?
3. Who is Polanco and Del Campo?
4. Why is the merchant at the local store startled?
5. What does Eileen plan to tell the people in the area?
Short Essay Questions
1. What thoughts run through Eileen's mind while she is thinking about the gold when Juan is resting?
2. Who does Eileen meet at the store, and what is his reaction to her story about the gold?
3. Who arrives at the party unexpectedly and how does he make Sean jealous?
4. Why does Sean waken Mariana while they are on the trail and what does he tell her?
5. Why is Eileen distraught when she and Juan get to the gold?
6. Why does Francisco try to convince Russell of and what is Russell's response?
7. What happens that makes Russell leave the cave?
8. What happens when Russell wakes in the night, and what does he do in the morning?
9. What occurs when Eileen and Sean stop at a local merchant's store?
10. What happens to Russell after he leaves the cave?
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