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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the name of Rocio's mother?
2. Who is the recipient of most of the presents under the Esquibel family Christmas tree?
(d) Rocio and Mercy's father.
3. Where do Rocio's neighbors send their eldest son to live?
(a) To his Uncle Earlon's.
(b) To a prep school in England.
(c) To his Aunt Dorothy's.
(d) To a home for disturbed boys.
4. What does Rocio see as she is "flying" into the universe?
(b) The Earth beneath her.
5. Which of the following gifts does Nieves remember giving to Mercy one Christmas?
(a) Nieves does not remember any Christmas gift that she has given to Mercy.
(b) A pair of roller skates.
(c) A play house.
(d) A book of poems.
6. Which of the words below can best describe the Christmas gifts that Rocio and her sister, Mercy receive from their mother?
7. What does Rocio do in relation to the small window in the bathroom?
(a) She decorates it with a curtain.
(b) She smokes and exhales out the window.
(c) She hangs a prism over its glass portion.
(d) She complains that it is too small.
8. How is Rocio related to Mercy?
(a) Rocio is Mercy's aunt.
(b) Rocio is Mercy's sister.
(c) Rocio is Mercy's niece.
(d) Rocio is Mercy's cousin.
9. What does the ashtray with cigarette butts that Nieves keeps on a shelf close to the table supposed to signify?
(a) Do not smoke in this house.
(b) The last time that Rocio and Mercy's father visited them.
(c) The last time that Nieves lit up a cigarette.
(d) Smoking kills.
10. How do the next door neighbors come across to Rocio and her sister?
(a) Overly adventurous.
(b) A bit intimidating.
(c) Somewhat aloof.
(d) Somewhat friendly.
11. How many sets of guest towels are stored in the Esquibels' bathroom closet?
12. Which of the following types of closets is not mentioned as being among those in the Esquibel home?
(a) Living Room Closet.
(b) Television Room Closet.
(c) Bathroom Closet.
(d) Utility Room Closet.
13. Where has Rocio's father moved?
(a) To upstate New York.
(b) To southern Maine.
(c) To northern New Mexico.
(d) To northern Texas.
14. Which of the following states is home to Rocio?
(c) New Mexico.
15. Where does Rocio end up being "transported" into directly from the "gray room"?
(a) The "ivory room".
(b) The "purple room".
(c) The "blue room".
(d) The "yellow room".
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of tree does Rocio's mother plant?
2. The loss of which of the following prompts Rocio, her sister, and her mother to grieve?
3. Which of the following memorable events that has occurred in Nieves' life is documented via a photograph in her closet?
4. What does Rocio hear upon "flying" into the universe?
5. What is the large item mentioned as being stored in the living room closet at the Esquibel home?
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