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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which aspect of Christmas is not mentioned in relation to the Esquibels' yuletide observance?
(a) Christmas tree.
2. Whose image appears in the luminescent sliding picture in Nieves' closet?
3. What is the large item mentioned as being stored in the living room closet at the Esquibel home?
(a) A large umbrella.
(b) A large country basket.
(c) A large family photo.
(d) A large map book.
4. What store is Rocio doing her Christmas shopping in as the Evening in Paris section of the book begins?
(a) Dina's Country Store.
(d) The Christmas Shoppe.
5. Who has gifted one of the Esquibels with most of the gifts under the Esquibel family Christmas tree?
(b) Family friends.
(c) Rocio's sister, Mercy.
(d) Nieves' students.
6. How does the man of the house next door to that of Rocio and her family appear to be to Rocio and her sister?
(a) Distant and aloof.
(b) Fun-loving and gregarious.
(c) Lean and mean.
(d) Warm and friendly.
7. Who narrates the story?
8. Aside from food, which of the following is stored in the Esquibels' kitchen?
(a) Her mother's memories.
(b) A bushel of pine cones.
(c) A lawn mower.
(d) A washing machine.
9. Which of the following adjectives is not descriptive of Nieves' nature?
10. The loss of which of the following prompts Rocio, her sister, and her mother to grieve?
(a) The mother's wedding ring.
(b) The family photo collection.
(c) The family pet dog, Petunia.
(d) The willow tree.
11. Who is the young man whom Rocio secretly admires?
12. Which of the following items is not noted as being in the bathroom closet?
13. Which of the following set types of everyday work apparel can be found in Nieves' closet?
14. Which of the words below can best describe the Christmas gifts that Rocio and her sister, Mercy receive from their mother?
15. What type of dessert is served as part of the Esquibel's family Christmas dinner?
(b) Apple pie.
(d) Baked Alaska.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Rocio and Mercy do instead of taking an imposed nap?
2. How do the next door neighbors come across to Rocio and her sister?
3. Ultimately, where do Rocio's dreams take her?
4. Which of the following item types are not mentioned as being among the things in the television closet?
5. Which of the following gifts does Nieves remember giving to Mercy one Christmas?
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