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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. What are the names of the two women whom Rocio overhears saying unkind things about the illegal citizen?
(a) Tomasa and Noemi.
(b) Carolina and Viola.
(c) Marisol and Ana.
(d) Rosario and Erminia.
2. What type of service does Rocio later learn that Diana is earning a living from performing?
(a) A pet sitting service.
(b) A cleaning service.
(c) A clothing alterations service.
(d) A catering service.
3. Where have Rocio and her co-worker crossed paths before?
(a) At school.
(b) At the soda shoppe.
(c) At the church office.
(d) At the library.
4. Which of the following best describes the reason that the two women dislike the illegal citizen?
(a) For having abandoned a spouse and children.
(b) For getting free medical care in the United States.
(c) For playing a loud radio all of the time.
(d) For having made fun of them at a party.
5. What does Nita Wembley's husband do for a living?
(a) He is an acountant.
(b) He is a shipwright.
(c) He is a judge.
(d) He is a plumber.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following generates pride in Mr. Smith?
2. Which of the following subjects does Rocio's "evil" professor teach?
3. Which of the following plays do Rocio and her boyfriend attend prior to going to a gala event?
4. Which of the following states is Rocio's destination every summer?
5. What is the younger daughter of the wealthy family able to do that impresses Rocio?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the narrative in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, how does Rocio, while working at the hospital, witness a two-part act of discrimination hurled at an illegal Mexican by a pair of "legal" Hispanics?
2. According to the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, aside from beauty and proximity in age, is there yet another contributing factor that inspires Rocio to want to be like Josie's best friend, Barbara?
3. According to the narrative in the Space is a Solid section of the book, how can Nita Wembley be characterized?
4. According to the text in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what aspects of Rocio's job at the hospital may help her develop "good bedside manner" in case she changes her mind, and decides to pursue a career in medicine?
5. Based on the narrative in the Space is a Solid section of the book, what tasks associated with her costume room-related job does Rocio not like?
6. According to the narrative in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what is the real reason that Rocio has accepted a summer job as a food worker at the hospital?
7. Based on the narrative of the Shooting Stars section of the book, what may be contributing factors in leading Rocio to think that the only way for her to be able to attain happiness in her life is to adjust her life to be like that of either Eloisa, Diana, Josie, or Barbara?
8. As the story progresses in the Space is a Solid section of the book, what are some of the things that Loudon does and/or fails to do that tarnish his image in terms of being "the bright spot" in Rocio's life?
9. According to the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, is Rocio more impressed with Josie Marquez's wealth; or the beauty enhancements that she apparently applies to herself?
10. Based on the narrative in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what are some of the ways in which Rocio shows compassion as she performs her job at the hospital?
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