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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Kyra do about the Mexican laborers outside the 7-Eleven?
(a) Rallies support from the neighborhood to help them find places to live.
(b) Gets to know each one of them.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Reported the men for their illegal status.

2. Who is América's coworker?
(a) Resurrecicón.
(b) A drunken white woman.
(c) Her daughter.
(d) Kyra.

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

4. What does Candidó swear he will do to the two men who attacked his wife?
(a) Kill them.
(b) Hug them.
(c) Hire other men to assault them.
(d) Hold them at gunpoint and demand they give him money.

5. Who does Delaney hit with his car?
(a) Candidó.
(b) América.
(c) Kyra.
(d) Socorro.

6. What does Candidó do to protect his family from the attackers?
(a) He trains a pack of wild coyotes.
(b) He buys a handgun.
(c) He finds an isolated area to live.
(d) He reports them to the police.

7. What does Candidó's wife buy at the discount supermarket?
(a) Sandwich meat.
(b) A carton of eggs.
(c) Beans and tortillas.
(d) Milk.

8. What does Candidó consider stealing out of a car when he becomes angry?
(a) A baby.
(b) A cell phone.
(c) A stereo system.
(d) A purse and briefcase.

9. Who fixes Delaney's car?
(a) Kyra.
(b) Al Lopez.
(c) Candidó.
(d) Kenny Grissom.

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

11. Why does Kyra become upset outside the restaurant when she goes to meet Delaney for lunch?
(a) She is upset about her car.
(b) She sees a dog locked in a car.
(c) A thunderstorm is coming.
(d) Delaney does not hug her.

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

13. What is inside the bag the accident victim carries?
(a) A baby.
(b) Money.
(c) Tortillas.
(d) Drugs.

14. To whom does Kyra show the Da Ros mansion?
(a) The Jardines.
(b) The Mossbachers.
(c) The Greuterts.
(d) The Lopezes.

15. Where does Candidó decide to look for work after the labor exchange has been torn down?
(a) Mexico.
(b) Kyra's neighborhood.
(c) Canoga Park.
(d) The grocery store.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what situation does Kyra first see Candidó?

2. How long ago does Candidó remember being in Arroyo Blanco Estates?

3. Where does Delaney go after he hits the person with his car?

4. What do América and Candidó fight about before she goes to the labor exchange?

5. Which of the following does Candidó notice about one of the boys who attacks his campsite?

(see the answer keys)

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