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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is characteristic of the man Delaney sees in the parking lot?
(a) He has sideburns.
(b) He has red hair.
(c) He is Mexican with blue eyes.
(d) He is dressed very nicely.

2. How long ago does Candidó remember being in Arroyo Blanco Estates?
(a) Thirty years ago, as a young child.
(b) A lifetime ago.
(c) Six years ago.
(d) He has never been to Arroyo Blanco Estates.

3. Osbert is what type of animal?
(a) Dog.
(b) Snake.
(c) Cat.
(d) Coyote.

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

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

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

7. Who does Candidó encounter as he is coming out of the park?
(a) The light-skinned Mexican.
(b) Mexicans.
(c) Delaney.
(d) Coyotes.

8. What does the sign in front of the labor exchange say?
(a) STOP.

9. Who does Delaney see on the trail?
(a) The light-skinned Mexican.
(b) His real estate agent.
(c) His dog.
(d) Kyra.

10. Which of the following is NOT one of the objections residents have about building a security gate?
(a) The cost of building a gate.
(b) The loss of living in an open community.
(c) The impression the community may give to Mexicans.
(d) The risk of thieves entering homes through garage doors.

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

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

13. Who gives América a cup of coffee?
(a) The light-skinned Mexican.
(b) Kyra.
(c) Candidó.
(d) Jordan.

14. Which of the following best characterizes the conversation Delaney has with the person he encounters on the trail?
(a) Pleasant.
(b) Extended.
(c) Humorous.
(d) Hostile.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How much does América make per hour?

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

3. Where does América go to seek work?

4. What language does Delaney hear further down the trail?

5. What time of day does the labor exchange close?

(see the answer keys)

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