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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to the man who gets his hand caught in a press on the farm?
(a) The overseer cuts his hand off
(b) Francisco helps bandage the man's broken hand
(c) The man dies
(d) Francisco cuts his hand off
2. What does Manuelzinho do for a living?
(a) Catches fish and sells them for meat
(b) Kills alligators and sells them for meat
(c) Kills goats and sells them for meat
(d) Kills snakes and sells them for meat
3. Which of the following was NOT one of the fates that befell the family?
(a) Loss of revenue from the slave trade
(b) Damage from a tornado
(c) A mudslide collapsing one wall of the compound
(d) Burning of several houses after a roasting nut caught on fire
4. What does Francisco do when he finds a stray animal on his property?
(a) Changes the brand to match his own
(c) Kills it
(d) Returns it to its owner
5. What color was Father Olimpio de Silva's cassock?
6. What is Francisco de Silva's Brazilian name?
(a) Dom Francisco
(b) Dom Franklin
(c) Don Siverado
(d) Don de Silva
7. What color is the cloth Mama Wewe eventually drapes all around her room?
8. Why does Mama Wewe kiss Cesario while he's dying of cholera?
(a) She hopes that it will comfort him
(b) She knows he's going to die and she wants to die as well
(c) She is telling him good-bye
(d) She wants to take the disease from him
9. What condition is placed on the family holding the memorial event?
(a) That they pay in advance for the use of the church
(b) That they pay homage to the military leaders
(c) That they wear masks so they don't spread the flu
(d) That they listen to a specific broadcast
10. Why does Mama Wewe attend singing services?
(a) She is looking for a place to find peace
(b) She wants to develop her voice
(c) To learn English
(d) She feels the need to worship
11. What is the name of the man who tends cattle for Francisco's mother?
12. Hhow many rooms are there in Francisco's childhood home?
13. How does cholera infect the community?
(a) It was brought ashore by someone who arrived on a ship
(b) It was brought in by a merchant returning from China
(c) No one knows
(d) It was brought in by someone who had traveled to France
14. What game does the professor play with Mama Wewe's brother, Antonio?
15. What do members of the family think about the president's speech?
(a) They don't really listen
(b) They are worried that their lives will soon change
(c) They believe he's on the right track
(d) They are angry and upset
Short Answer Questions
1. How do members of the family listen to the presidential speech that evening?
2. What is the fate of the man who tends the family's cattle?
3. How soon after the death of Francisco's father does his mother "take up" with another man?
4. When did Mama Wewe fall in love with the professor?
5. What does Mama Wewe put in Cesario's hand before he's buried?
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