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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 is the name of the sweet, young girl in Rocio's class?
(a) Betsy Robin Taylor.
(b) Marisol Florence Evans.
(c) Mary Lou Adams.
(d) Karie Lee Threadgill.
2. What event inspired Rocio not to pursue a career in medicine?
(a) Her visit to a faith healer at the age of eight (8).
(b) The death of her great aunt.
(c) The death of her great uncle.
(d) Her six-week stay in the hospital due to hepatitis.
3. What are the names of the two women whom Rocio overhears saying unkind things about the illegal citizen?
(a) Carolina and Viola.
(b) Marisol and Ana.
(c) Rosario and Erminia.
(d) Tomasa and Noemi.
4. Which of the following causes Rocio to return to her job after it ends?
(a) A car accident.
(b) She had forgotten her address book in her locker there.
(c) Her failure to sign an income-related form.
(d) A desire to to eat a brownie fudge sundae.
5. What does Diana lose that troubles Rocio?
(a) Her health.
(b) Rocio's address book that she had borrowed.
(c) A gold locket that Rocio had given to her.
(d) Her beauty.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the distant relative whom Rocio meets in the Shooting Stars section of the book?
2. Where does the smoking and pawing of shoulders involving Rocio's distant relative take place as described in the Shooting Stars section of the book?
3. What is the name of the illegal citizen whom Rocio meets during the course of her job?
4. Who does Nita Wembley turn out to be?
5. Which of the following positions best describes the job that Rocio accepts?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. Based on the text in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what were some of the factors that contributed to Rocio's decision not to pursue a career in the medical field?
3. Based on the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, what is it that Rocio's distant relative, Eloisa, is able to provide that inspires Rocio to want to spend a lot of time with her?
4. 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?
5. 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?
6. According to the narrative in the Space is a Solid section of the book, how can Nita Wembley be characterized?
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. Based on the narrative in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, does anything positive result from Rocio accepting the menu girl job at the hospital?
9. 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?
10. What clues are included in the narrative of the Space is a Solid section of the book, that indicate that Rocio may not really be interested in a long-term relationship with Loudon?
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