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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. Where does Sally get married?
(a) In a state that allows girls to get married before the eighth grade.
(b) In a park.
(c) In the local church.
(d) In Las Vegas.
2. Who does Esperanza compare Rafaela to?
(c) Sleeping Beauty.
3. What does Esperanza’s papa call Sire?
(a) A punk.
(b) A gang-banger.
(c) A jerk.
(d) A loser.
4. Who does Esperanza compare Eddie Vargas to because he falls asleep under a hibiscus tree?
(b) Rip Van Winkle.
(c) Prince Charming.
(d) Sleeping Beauty.
5. What is Esperanza’s mother’s advice for her?
(a) Her advice for Esperanza is to go to school and study hard.
(b) Her advice is for Esperanza to save her money, rather than spending it on school tuition.
(c) Her advice is for Esperanza to have her babies while she is young.
(d) Her advice is for Esperanza to marry young while she still has her looks.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sally’s husband do for a living?
2. What isn’t Sally supposed to do due to her family’s religious beliefs?
3. What is Rafaela’s husband afraid of?
4. Why is Minerva black and blue?
5. Who is Elenita?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the phrase “no speak English” take on two meanings at the end of this vignette?
2. Why did Marin stay with him in the emergency room?
3. Why can’t Esperanza, her mother, and other neighbors and kids agree on what Earl’s “wife” looks like?
4. What does it mean that both Esperanza is getting noticed by boys, and that she notices them watching her?
5. What is Esperanza hoping to hear when she has her fortune told?
6. How does Esperanza’s perspective affect the information readers are given in this chapter?
7. Is Sally any happier than she was living at home with her father?
8. Why is Esperanza’s Aunt Lupe an important person to her?
9. Why does Esperanza believe Mamacita is sad?
10. Why does Esperanza say she’ll allow “bums in the attic”?
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