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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. As an adolescent, what type of values does Rocio believe define a person?
(d) Physical beauty.
2. Which of the following is Rocio able to see upon her return to her work site?
(a) Theft being committed by her former co-workers.
(b) Some of her former co-workers spending a lot of time on personal telephone calls.
(c) Medical care from the patient's viewpoint.
(d) Her former co-workers' gross negligence in keeping supplies in order.
3. What is the name of the distant relative whom Rocio meets in the Shooting Stars section of the book?
4. What type of subject matter is Rocio studying at the university?
5. Which of the following probable factors contributes to Rocio's work hours being increased?
(a) Her co-worker leaving.
(b) Her expression of willingness to work more hours.
(c) Her family's need for additional income.
(d) Her boss being impressed with Rocio's work quality.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following does Rocio's friend, Diana, end up raising?
2. What does Nita Wembley's husband do for a living?
3. Which of the following incidents has positioned the illegal citizen in Rocio's path?
4. How long is the vacation time that Rocio's co-worker takes?
5. What are the names of the two women whom Rocio overhears saying unkind things about the illegal citizen?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. According to the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, what activities does Eloisa engage in that shatter Rocio's illusory image of her?
3. According to the text in the Space is a Solid section of the book, graduate student, Loudon Reily is the single bright spot in Rocio's life at college. What does Loudon do in order to merit the label of "single bright spot" in Rocio's life as a co-ed?
4. Based on the text in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what is an accurate description of Rocio's outlook toward her job?
5. Based on the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, what mental and emotional exercises that she experiences through her association with Eloisa does Rocio repeat with Diana?
6. According to the narrative in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what does Rocio's training in the medical field consist of during the time that she works at the hospital?
7. Based on the narrative of the Space is a Solid section of the book, can you describe some of Rocio's young drama class students?
8. 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?
9. Based on the narrative of the Space is a Solid section of the book, why is Rocio not happy with her current life?
10. According to the Shooting Stars section of the book, is there a single factor that contributes toward Rocio being able to gain a positive outlook on herself, her worthiness, and an apparent realization that she will not need to adjust her life to be like that of Eloisa's, Diana's, Josie's, or Barbara's in order to attain happiness?
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