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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. Which of the following states is home to Rocio?
(b) New Mexico.
2. What does Rocio hear upon "flying" into the universe?
(a) Bells ringing.
(b) A harp being played.
(c) Gusty wind.
(d) The formless spirits of dead relatives.
3. What does Rocio see as she is "flying" into the universe?
(a) The Earth beneath her.
4. Ultimately, where do Rocio's dreams take her?
(a) To the sun.
(b) To the planet Jupiter.
(c) To the universe.
(d) To the moon.
5. What type of level is determined and assigned to the residents of Rocio's street, depending on the location of certain trees?
Short Answer Questions
1. Overall, how can the celebration of Christmas at the Esquibel home best be described?
2. Which of the following country's poor are to receive the rummage in the living room closet in the Esquibel home?
3. Who has gifted one of the Esquibels with most of the gifts under the Esquibel family Christmas tree?
4. Which of the following is mentioned as the name of Nieves' first child?
5. What does Nieves do with the Christmas present that she receives from Rocio?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the narrative in The Closet section of the book, what childlike tendencies do Rocio and her sister, Mercy share?
2. Based on the narrative in The Closet section of the book, is there a correlation between the "gray room", the "blue room", the universe, and their positions in relation to a yearning for a free-like existence that Rocio may have?
3. Based on the the text in the Evening in Paris section of the book, how do Rocio and her mother, Nieves share or differ in the manner that they go about acquiring gifts for their loved ones?
4. What factors noted in the Willow Game section of the book contribute toward normalcy in Rocio's life?
5. Based on the text in The Closet section of the book, what does Rocio telling her sister, Mercy about her "special rooms" and advising her to find her own reveal about Rocio's bond with Mercy?
6. 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?
7. According to the narrative in the Willow Game section of the book, why is Rocio likely to consider the willow tree to be her favorite?
8. Based on the text in the Evening in Paris section of the book, how does the family's holiday meal appear to be in relation to those traditionally served among those celebrating Christmas?
9. Based on the story in the Evening in Paris section of the book, what best illustrates a lack of harmony between Rocio and her mother in terms of value and taste?
10. Based on the text in the Evening in Paris section of the book, does religion play a role in the celebration of Christmas in Rocio's household?
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