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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What type of fruit tree is located on a vacant lot down the street from Rocio's home?
2. Which of the following events marks the end of Rocio's childhood?
(a) The loss of a certain tree.
(b) Winter's end.
(c) The end of her last school term.
(d) Three (3) of her best friends moving away from the neighborhood.
3. What article of clothing did the young man whom Rocio secretly admires inadvertently leave at her house?
(a) A sweatshirt.
(b) A jacket.
(c) A tie.
(d) A tee shirt.
4. What type of tree does Rocio's mother plant?
5. Overall, how can the celebration of Christmas at the Esquibel home best be described?
6. Ultimately, where do Rocio's dreams take her?
(a) To the planet Jupiter.
(b) To the sun.
(c) To the moon.
(d) To the universe.
7. Who has divided Rocio's street into different parts?
(a) The state Governor.
(b) Rocio and other children who live on her same block.
(c) The Homeowners' Association
(d) The town's mayor.
8. Which of the following memorable events that has occurred in Nieves' life is documented via a photograph in her closet?
(a) Her second wedding.
(b) Her high school graduation.
(c) Her 15th birthday celebration.
(d) Her first wedding.
9. Which of the following types of closets is not mentioned as being among those in the Esquibel home?
(a) Utility Room Closet.
(b) Television Room Closet.
(c) Living Room Closet.
(d) Bathroom Closet.
10. Who narrates the story?
11. Who does Rocio tell about the imaginary rooms that she "visits" in her dreams?
12. The loss of which of the following prompts Rocio, her sister, and her mother to grieve?
(a) The family pet dog, Petunia.
(b) The family photo collection.
(c) The mother's wedding ring.
(d) The willow tree.
13. What was the occasion for the young man whom Rocio secretly admires to visit her home?
(a) A Halloween party.
(b) A Fourth of July celebration.
(c) A Valentine's Day party.
(d) A Christmas celebration.
14. Which of the following gifts does Nieves remember giving to Rocio one Christmas?
(a) A book of poiems.
(b) Her first Barbie doll.
(c) Nieves does not remember what gift she has given to Rocio.
(d) Her first bicycle.
15. Where happens to the gift that Rocio gives her mother for Christmas?
(a) It is tucked away In the living room closet.
(b) It is stored on the kitchen shelf.
(c) It is placed in a prominent spot on Nieves' vanity table.
(d) Nieves tucks it away in her purse.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the young man whom Rocio secretly admires?
2. What is the name of Rocio's neighbors' eldest son?
3. What does Nieves do with the Christmas present that she receives from Rocio?
4. What takes place every Christmas at the Esquibel home?
5. Who is mentioned as having been Nieves' first husband?
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