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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Esperanza accuse Sally of lying about?
(a) Her bra size.
(c) School work
2. What does Ruthie walk around the neighborhood?
(a) Her dog, Bobo.
(b) Her ferret, Bilbo.
(c) Her parrot, Billy.
(d) Her cat, Bono.
3. Where does she meet him?
(a) At the hospital.
(b) At a bar.
(c) At the movies.
(d) At a dance.
4. Esperanza describes the color of illness as being what?
5. What does Esperanza’s papa call Sire?
(a) A jerk.
(b) A gang-banger.
(c) A punk.
(d) A loser.
6. What does Earl do for a living?
(a) He is a lawyer.
(b) He is a jukebox repairman.
(c) He is a mechanic.
(d) He does not work.
7. Why does Esperanza believe Mamacita won’t come down from her apartment?
(a) She doesn’t like Mango Street.
(b) She is too sick to leave.
(c) Esperanza believes she is afraid to speak English.
(d) Her baby is too sick to leave.
8. Who is the landlord of the apartment buildings?
(a) Joe, the baby grabber.
(b) Esperanza’s papa.
(c) Edna, Ruthie’s mother.
(d) Sally’s father.
9. Where does Sally get married?
(a) In a park.
(b) In a state that allows girls to get married before the eighth grade.
(c) In Las Vegas.
(d) In the local church.
10. Who does Esperanza compare Rafaela to?
(b) Sleeping Beauty.
11. What, or whom, will she allow to live in her attic?
(b) Old ladies.
12. What does Minerva already have?
(a) A house.
(b) A college degree.
(c) Two kids and a husband, who left.
13. Who comes to visit Rachel and Lucy’s family?
(b) Their older brother.
(c) Their grandparents.
(d) Three aunts.
14. What does Esperanza want?
(a) More siblings.
(b) A boyfriend to hold her.
(c) A new jacket.
(d) A new job so that she can leave Mango Street.
15. What happened to the monkey?
(a) It was stolen from the owners.
(b) The owners moved away and took the monkey with them.
(c) It ran away.
(d) It died.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Minerva do after her children have gone to sleep?
2. What do they make a clubhouse out of?
3. What bird does Esperanza compare Sally’s hair to?
4. How much does Esperanza pay Elenita?
5. What does Ruthie ask the girls to buy her at the grocery store?
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