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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. What is Francisco's wife carrying when he meets her for the first time?
(a) Ripe figs
(b) A stack of aprons
(c) Green oranges
(d) A baby
2. What do members of the family think about the president's speech?
(a) They are angry and upset
(b) They are worried that their lives will soon change
(c) They believe he's on the right track
(d) They don't really listen
3. How did the family of Francisco Manoel da Silva plan to honor his memory?
(a) With a series of speeches and dinner
(b) With dinner a a play
(c) With a burial and dinner
(d) With a Requiem Mass and dinner
4. What is Francisco de Silva's Brazilian name?
(a) Dom Franklin
(b) Don Siverado
(c) Dom Francisco
(d) Don de Silva
5. How does Francisco and Joaquim spend much of their time?
(a) Fighting gamecocks
(b) Training hounds
(c) Waving at Joaquim's sisters
(d) All the above
Short Answer Questions
1. How long has Francisco Manoel da Silva been dead at the time of the gathering to honor his memory?
2. What color is the cat Francisco's first wife is often seen with?
3. Uncle Procopio says the family would starve without what crop?
4. What color is Rosemary da Silva's dress?
5. What color is the cloth Mama Wewe eventually drapes all around her room?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Dr. Ferraez and what was he like?
2. What are the duties of Yaya Adelina?
3. What kind of young man does Isodoro turn out to be and what happens to him?
4. Describe the relationship between Francisco and his first wife.
5. Describe a few key features in the house Francisco builds.
6. How does Cesario come to be adopted by Mama Wewe?
7. Who are Umbelina and Leocadia and what are their roles in the life of their father?
8. What does Mama Wewe do in the first years after the professor leaves her behind?
9. What impact does Joaquim's mother have on Francisco's life?
10. Describe Francisco's physical state just before his death.
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