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. Who tells Benigno of the plan to overthrow Franco?
(a) Dr. Kennedy.
(b) Dr. Mastermind.
(c) Charles Washburn.
(d) Ella.

2. To where does Colonel Thompson escape, meeting up with his brother?
(a) Asuncion.
(b) Buenos Ayres.
(c) Madrid.
(d) Paris.

3. How does Dona Dolores' husband die?
(a) He was accidentally poisoned.
(b) He suffered from dysentery.
(c) He was killed in the battle against Brazil.
(d) He drowned.

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

5. How long is Dr. Mastermind kept in his jail cell?
(a) Seven months.
(b) Seven hours.
(c) Seven years.
(d) Seven days.

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

7. Which of Ella's sons is killed during the flight from Paraguay?
(a) Enrique.
(b) Leopoldo.
(c) Pancho.
(d) Carlos.

8. Which of the following is NOT an ailment affecting the wounded in the hospitals of Humaita?
(a) Scarlet fever.
(b) Dysentery.
(c) Measles.
(d) Cholera.

9. How does Franco reward the men who survived the attack on Riachuelto?
(a) He sends them home to their families.
(b) He has them killed.
(c) He has them jailed.
(d) He gives them medals.

10. Who does Charles Washburn think is ill-prepared to deal with arrest and torture?
(a) Vinciendo Lopez.
(b) Dr. Kennedy.
(c) Benigno Lopez.
(d) Dr. Mastermind.

11. What is Maria Oliva's dead body wrapped in while it awaits preparations?
(a) Newspaper.
(b) Silk fabric.
(c) Potato sacks.
(d) Medical gauze.

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

13. Who does Ella take with her to Caacupe to rob the statues?
(a) A priest.
(b) Her sister.
(c) The doctor.
(d) Her children.

14. What have the Lopez children been forced to leave behind as they flee to San Fernando?
(a) Their toys.
(b) Their wet nurses.
(c) Their money.
(d) Their pets.

15. How does Franco die?
(a) He is stabbed to death.
(b) He is drowned.
(c) He is shot.
(d) He is executed by the Brazilian courts.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following adjectives best describes General Diaz?

2. What does Franco do when he realizes his forces have collapsed?

3. Shortly after Ella arrives in Paris, what war breaks out?

4. How does Ella defend herself against the native Brazilian that attacks her while she is traveling?

5. What is General Diaz doing when he is hit during the torpedo strike?

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