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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does she meet him?
(a) At the hospital.
(b) At a dance.
(c) At the movies.
(d) At a bar.
2. When does Earl work?
(a) At night.
(b) He does not work.
(c) During the day.
(d) In the morning.
3. What kind of place does Esperanza want to live in?
(a) A house that is all her own, a house that is quiet as snow.
(b) A mansion that has 8 bathrooms.
(c) A house full of children and a husband.
(d) An apartment in a nice downtown neighborhood.
4. What happens to Esperanza while she is waiting for Sally?
(a) She falls asleep and wakes up disoriented.
(b) She gets lost.
(c) She is raped.
(d) She’s kidnapped and beaten.
5. Where does Sally get married?
(a) In a state that allows girls to get married before the eighth grade.
(b) In the local church.
(c) In Las Vegas.
(d) In a park.
6. What does Esperanza imagine Sally enjoys doing?
(b) Reading and relaxing all day.
(c) Tending to her babies.
(d) Looking at the seemingly “perfect” items in her home.
7. What can’t Esperanza’s mother do despite living in the city all her life?
(a) Read a map.
(b) Find her way to the art museum.
(c) Take the bus home from the grocery store.
(d) She doesn’t know how to take the subway train downtown.
8. Why does Esperanza believe that life is easier for Nenny?
(a) Because Nenny is beautiful.
(b) Because Nenny is naïve.
(c) Because Nenny is tall.
(d) Because Nenny is young.
9. How much does Esperanza pay Elenita?
(a) 7 dollars.
(b) Five dollars.
(c) 8 dollars.
(d) She does not pay Elenita anything.
10. What happened to the monkey?
(a) It ran away.
(b) It died.
(c) The owners moved away and took the monkey with them.
(d) It was stolen from the owners.
11. What do they make a clubhouse out of?
(a) An apple tree.
(b) An old blue pickup.
(c) A shed.
(d) Vine overgrowth.
12. How does Geraldo die?
(a) Alcohol poisoning.
(b) He was stabbed.
(c) He has influenza.
(d) In a hit-and-run accident.
13. Before Aunt Lupe’s illness, she used to enjoy what activity?
(d) Jumping rope.
14. Who hits Sally?
(a) Both A and C.
(b) Her husband.
(c) Her father.
(d) Her mother.
15. Who visits Earl on a regular basis?
(a) His daughter.
(b) Different women, presumably prostitutes.
(c) His wife.
(d) His mother.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Esperanza’s mother’s advice for her?
2. Who does Esperanza compare Rafaela to?
3. Who is Elenita?
4. How has Esperanza “begun her own quiet war”?
5. Where does Geraldo work?
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