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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Ella decide to name her newborn son?
(a) Juan.
(b) Antonio.
(c) Miguel.
(d) Christos.

2. In what country is Franco's father president?
(a) Brazil.
(b) Chile.
(c) Paraguay.
(d) Uraguay.

3. How long does Corinna live before she passes away?
(a) Five days.
(b) Five hours.
(c) Five months.
(d) Five years.

4. Why does Franco's father have Carlos arrested?
(a) For debts.
(b) For murder.
(c) For theivery.
(d) For treason.

5. Where do the two Paraguayan businessmen travel without state permission?
(a) Russia.
(b) France.
(c) America.
(d) England.

6. Who returns to Marie to tend to her injuries?
(a) Dr. Kennedy.
(b) Francisco.
(c) Rosaria.
(d) Ella.

7. Who does Marie dictate letters back home to?
(a) Her father.
(b) Her brother.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her sister.

8. Where does Franco fit in the birth order of his siblings?
(a) He is the youngest.
(b) He doesn't know - he has never met his brothers.
(c) He is the oldest.
(d) He is in the middle.

9. What is revealed to be Franco's biggest fear?
(a) Heights.
(b) Spiders.
(c) Snakes.
(d) Water.

10. What does Dona Ines' father do for a living?
(a) He was a teacher.
(b) He was a soldier.
(c) He was a carpenter.
(d) He was a chef.

11. What color is the horse that Franco purchases for Ella?
(a) White.
(b) Gray.
(c) Black.
(d) Chestnut.

12. What does Ella find most attractive about Franco?
(a) His money.
(b) His sympathetic nature.
(c) His strength.
(d) His humor.

13. What country does the Banda Oriental belong to?
(a) Uraguay.
(b) Argentina.
(c) Paraguay.
(d) Brazil.

14. Why does the bishop refuse to baptize Juan Francisco?
(a) Because Franco and Ella aren't married.
(b) Because he believes the baby is possessed.
(c) Because Franco and Ella aren't members of the church.
(d) Because the bishop has been paid to ignore Ella's request.

15. After a quick questioning, what ailment does Dr. Mastermind discover that Maria Olivia is suffering from?
(a) Asthma.
(b) Syphilis.
(c) Kidney stones.
(d) Rheumatism.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Franco begins his war with Brazil, who does he liken himself to in battle?

2. During what month does Ella write a letter rebuking Franco's sisters to Mathilde?

3. Why is Marie delirious during her last days of life?

4. What material is being used, for the first time in Paraguay, to build the Obispo Cue?

5. What sport does Ella take up to remove her mind from Franco's affairs?

(see the answer keys)

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