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

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

3. Where is General MacMahon recalled to after the fall of Asuncion?
(a) California.
(b) New York.
(c) Washington.
(d) Michigan.

4. Which of the following adjectives best describes General Diaz?
(a) Arrogant.
(b) Ill-prepared.
(c) Terrified.
(d) Quiet.

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

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

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

8. What does Franco build on the only high ground of Humaita?
(a) A play yard for his children.
(b) A fort.
(c) A hospital.
(d) An opera house.

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

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

11. When Franco has nightmares, what does he shout in his sleep?
(a) Prayers to the heavens for forgiveness.
(b) The names of the men out to kill him.
(c) Regrets for the innocent lives lost in war.
(d) The names of family members he has killed.

12. Which of the following characters is struck by lightning but manages to survive?
(a) Dona Ines.
(b) Rosaria.
(c) Franco.
(d) Ella.

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

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

15. What does Franco demand from all the women in Paraguay to help support his war against Brazil?
(a) Their food.
(b) Locks of their hair.
(c) Their jewelry.
(d) Their silks.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following is NOT an ailment affecting the wounded in the hospitals of Humaita?

2. How many generals does Franco put in charge of his troops at the Rio Grande?

3. How many ships does Franco send to Riachuelto with the hopes of capturing the Brazilian fleet?

4. What do believers donate to the statues at Caacupe?

5. What is the city of San Fernando surrounded by?

(see the answer keys)

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