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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whose death does the accident victim hallucinate about?
(a) His unborn child's.
(b) Delaney's.
(c) His mother's.
(d) His own.

2. Where does Delaney go after he hits the person with his car?
(a) Trailer park.
(b) Recycling center.
(c) Library.
(d) River.

3. According to one resident, three Mexicans disguised themselves as what to get past the gate of Arroyo Blanco Estates?
(a) Lawn workers.
(b) Delivery men.
(c) Painters.
(d) Carpet cleaners.

4. What does the man in the parking lot do to Candidó?
(a) Punches him in the face.
(b) Threatens to kill him with a knife.
(c) Stabs him with a pencil.
(d) Shoves him onto Delaney's car.

5. What sort of work is América hoping for?
(a) Housecleaning.
(b) Babysitting.
(c) Cooking.
(d) Retail.

6. How old is América?
(a) Fifty-two.
(b) Seventeen.
(c) About thirty-five.
(d) Eleven.

7. Where does América go to seek work?
(a) A real estate office.
(b) A Mexican restaurant.
(c) The labor exchange.
(d) A daycare.

8. Where does Delaney go to get a new car?
(a) The Acura dealership.
(b) A used car lot.
(c) He doesn't get a car.
(d) Mexico.

9. What does Candidó buy for his wife with his earnings?
(a) Maternity clothes.
(b) A fancy necklace.
(c) Beer.
(d) Makeup.

10. What does Delaney do after lunch with Kyra?
(a) Drives to the ocean for a hike.
(b) Considers leaving his family.
(c) Trades in his old car for a new one.
(d) Writes a column.

11. What does Delaney run out of while cooking dinner?
(a) Vegetables.
(b) Pasta.
(c) Tofu.
(d) Butter.

12. Who presides over the meeting at the Arroyo Blanco Community Center?
(a) Jack Cherrystone.
(b) Delaney.
(c) Jack Jardine.
(d) Kyra.

13. In what languages does Delaney speak to the accident victim?
(a) English and French.
(b) Portuguese and Mandarin.
(c) Spanish and English.
(d) Sign language and spoken English.

14. How does Kyra recognize Candidó?
(a) He has light skin.
(b) He has a limp and a bruised face.
(c) He speaks perfect English.
(d) He carries a baby.

15. Where do Delaney and his wife live?
(a) San Juan.
(b) Arroyo Blanco Estates.
(c) San Francisco.
(d) Casa del Sol.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the sign in front of the labor exchange say?

2. Who does Candidó encounter as he is coming out of the park?

3. Who gives América a cup of coffee?

4. To whom does Kyra show the Da Ros mansion?

5. How many hours each day does Delaney devote to his work?

(see the answer keys)

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