The News from Paraguay Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which character is described as being "appealed" with the wasted golden opportunity for the Brazilians?
(a) Dona Ines.
(b) Dr. Mastermind.
(c) Dr. Kennedy.
(d) Charles Washburn.

2. Which of the following adjectives best describes Franco's state of mind when he reaches the Aquidaban River?
(a) Terrified.
(b) Focused.
(c) Irrational.
(d) Calm.

3. What does Alonzo Taylor do for a living at Obispo Cue?
(a) He is a pool boy.
(b) He is a musician.
(c) He is a stone worker.
(d) He is a gardener.

4. Shortly after Ella arrives in Paris, what war breaks out?
(a) The Franco-Prussian War.
(b) The Second Hundred Years War.
(c) The Anglo-Martha War.
(d) The Great French War.

5. What does Colonel Estigarribia do after watching half his troops get slaughtered at the Rio Grande?
(a) He kills himself.
(b) He sends the other half of his troops in for backup.
(c) He retreats back to Paraguay.
(d) He surrenders.

6. When Franco escapes the fall of Piribebuy, how many men are in his ragtag army?
(a) 500.
(b) 1000.
(c) 5000.
(d) 100.

7. Why are the horses of the Paraguayan Army dying?
(a) Because they have no pastures to graze in.
(b) Because they are unable to reproduce.
(c) Because they all have rabies.
(d) Because they have no water.

8. What do believers donate to the statues at Caacupe?
(a) Precious metals.
(b) Gold coins.
(c) Blood.
(d) Jewelry.

9. At the time when the Brazilian steamers arrive in Asuncion, how many cannons does the city have to protect itself with?
(a) Two.
(b) Three.
(c) None.
(d) One.

10. How many men does Franco foolishly lose during his battle in the marshes?
(a) 60.
(b) 6.
(c) 6000.
(d) 600.

11. How does Franco witness the battles at Curupayty?
(a) By fighting on the front lines with his men.
(b) He reads about the battles in field reports.
(c) He watches through field glasses.
(d) By cowering behind boulders.

12. Who does Franco blame for Miguel's death?
(a) Dr. Mastermind.
(b) Ella.
(c) Himself.
(d) Rosaria.

13. What does Franco have his brothers arrested for?
(a) Theft.
(b) Blackmail.
(c) Conspiracy.
(d) Treason.

14. Which of the following characters are NOT jailed together in San Fernando?
(a) Dr. Mastermind.
(b) Benigno Lopez.
(c) Vinciendo Lopez.
(d) Charles Washburn.

15. How many Brazilian steamers arrive in Asuncion on the day that the people begin to riot?
(a) Fivteen.
(b) Five hundred.
(c) Five.
(d) Fifity.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is General MacMahon recalled to after the fall of Asuncion?

2. Which of the following characters manages to coax Mathilde back into health?

3. Who finds Maria Olivia's dead body?

4. Why is Dr. Mastermind arrested?

5. When do the allied forces make a pact to fight until?

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