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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. Who narrates the story?
(a) Ricky.
(b) Mercy.
(c) Rocio.
(d) Nieves.

2. Aside from food, which of the following is stored in the Esquibels' kitchen?
(a) A washing machine.
(b) Her mother's memories.
(c) A bushel of pine cones.
(d) A lawn mower.

3. What does Nieves do with the Christmas present that she receives from Rocio?
(a) She uses it and does not store it away.
(b) She does not use it nor store it away.
(c) She uses it and stores it.away.
(d) She does not use it and stores it away.

4. Whose image appears in the luminescent sliding picture in Nieves' closet?
(a) Jesus'.
(b) Nieves'.
(c) Plato's.
(d) Rocio's.

5. Which city does Rocio mention as her dream destination to spend an evening?
(a) Dublin.
(b) Rome.
(c) London.
(d) Paris.

Short Answer Questions

1. What store is Rocio doing her Christmas shopping in as the Evening in Paris section of the book begins?

2. Which of the following is the favorite tree among the children who live in Rocio's neighborhood?

3. What article of clothing did the young man whom Rocio secretly admires inadvertently leave at her house?

4. Which part of Rocio's street is the actual location of the town in which Rocio lives?

5. How does the man of the house next door to that of Rocio and her family appear to be to Rocio and her sister?

Short Essay Questions

1. What factors noted in the Willow Game section of the book contribute toward normalcy in Rocio's life?

2. Based on the narrative of The Closet section of the book, what can be construed as being indicative that Rocio is growing up?

3. According to the text in the Evening in Paris, how do Rocio and her mother differ in terms of the level of forethought applied toward the purchase of Christmas gifts for one another?

4. Based on the narrative in the Willow Game section of the book, can you describe the individuals who live in the "up" section of Rocio's street?

5. What factors noted in the Willow Game section of the book contribute toward the existence of harmony on the "down" side of the street where Rocio lives?

6. According to the narrative in The Closet section of the book, in what sense can the television room closet be labeled as being historical?

7. Based on the narrative of the Willow Game section of the book, how do Rocio and her family show their reverence toward the willow tree?

8. According to the text in The Closet section of the book, what aspects or traits of Nieves' personality can be deciphered from the items in her closet?

9. Based on the narrative of The Closet section of the book, why could the living room closet be aptly labeled as a potpourri type of closet?

10. Based on the text in the Evening in Paris section of the book, what events described therein contribute toward Rocio's resolve to not grow up to be like her mother, Nieves?

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