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. What tribe do the indigenous Indians of Paraguay belong to?
(a) Hepetabaro.
(b) Guaycuru.
(c) Xenexeca.
(d) Vulayvulay.

2. What is General Robles' response to the swift defeat of the Paraguayan Navy at Riachuelto?
(a) He sends his troops into battle knowing they will be slaughtered.
(b) He sends his troops for reinforcement.
(c) He pulls his troops from battle.
(d) He demands victory over Brazil from his troops.

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

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

5. Which of the following is NOT a punishment that Franco's sisters must endure?
(a) Being starved.
(b) Being publically whipped.
(c) Having their dresses pulled over their heads in public.
(d) Watching their husbands' excecutions.

6. What is the city of San Fernando surrounded by?
(a) Marshes.
(b) Rivers.
(c) Walls.
(d) Montains.

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

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

9. What is General Diaz doing when he is hit during the torpedo strike?
(a) Sleeping in his bed.
(b) Fishing on a bridge.
(c) Eating at the mess hall.
(d) Rowing his canoe.

10. Who does Ella sue in the Parisian courts?
(a) Charles Washburn.
(b) Dr. Stewart.
(c) Dr. Kennedy.
(d) Dr. Mastermind.

11. How long does Miguel Lopez live before he dies prematurely?
(a) Two hours.
(b) Two weeks.
(c) Two months.
(d) Two days.

12. What does Pancho begin collecting from the enemy soldiers killed in battle?
(a) Their dog tags.
(b) Locks of their hair.
(c) Their shoes.
(d) Their ears.

13. Which of the following creatures does NOT infest Dr. Mastermind's cell?
(a) Maggots.
(b) Toads.
(c) Scorpions.
(d) Spiders.

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

15. What does Franco do when he realizes his forces have collapsed?
(a) He surrenders.
(b) He retreats on horseback.
(c) He kills himself.
(d) He continues to fight for himself.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Franco witness the battles at Curupayty?

2. Where is Curupayty in relation to Humaita?

3. How does Dona Dolores' husband die?

4. Who does Ella take with her to Caacupe to rob the statues?

5. What is the man sent across the river from Argentina suffering from?

(see the answer keys)

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