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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does Franco feel when Ella finds out about his affairs?
(a) He feels nothing toward Ella's grief.
(b) He feels guilty over being found out.
(c) He feels entitled to as many women as he chooses.
(d) He feels betrayed by Ella's snooping.

3. What animal does Franco study in order to learn how to swim?
(a) A salamander.
(b) A frog.
(c) A fish.
(d) A turtle.

4. Who is Rosaria?
(a) A grocer.
(b) A chemist.
(c) A seamstress.
(d) A wet nurse.

5. What relationship does Carmencita have with Carlos?
(a) They were siblings.
(b) They were engaged.
(c) They were married.
(d) They were business partners.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of Franco's apothecary general?

2. Which of Franco's sons is described as being slow and not very good at hiding?

3. What does Ella find most attractive about Franco?

4. What language is Ella learning to speak while she is living in Paraguay?

5. What animal does Franco ride in the military because it sits him higher than the rest of the troops?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Franco's relationship with his family?

2. What happens to Dr. Kennedy while on his trek across Lake Ipacarai?

3. Who is Dona Ines?

4. What happens when Franco and Ella try to have their son baptized?

5. Who is Corinna Adelaida, and what is the response to her life?

6. How is Ella treated when visiting the opera house Franco has built?

7. What does the U.S. government think of the Lopez dynasty?

8. What is Ella's life like leading up to her time in Paris?

9. What is life like for Ella and Dimitri before he leaves to fight in the war?

10. Who is Frederick Mastermind?

(see the answer keys)

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