Mid-Book Test (up to Chapter 5 The Conquest of Colonialism)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. In Paz's thought, what does a study of the great myths reveal?
a) Man will continually become better than he is now.
b) Man will never truly be saved.
c) Man can only be saved by something other than himself.
d) Man has broken the order of the universe.
2. Why do Mexicans tell lies (Chapter Two)?
a) To protect the other person.
b) Merely for the enjoyment of it.
c) To create confusion.
d) To hide themselves.
3. In the book's argument, what happens when a Mexican woman is passive?
a) She embodies the ancient elements of earth, motherhood, and virginity.
b) She comes to believe in the societal...
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