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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 Kino's canoe made from?
(a) Broken shells made smooth.
(b) Wood.
(c) Waterproof plaster.
(d) Fiberglass.

2. Why does Kino suddenly become afraid after talking about Coyotito's education in Chapter 3?
(a) The neighbors try to steal his pearl from him then.
(b) Juana starts screaming about the scorpion poison.
(c) He has never said so many words together in his life.
(d) A bad person enters his hut.

3. When the priest hears that Kino has found a pearl, what is his first thought?
(a) Repairs necessary for the church.
(b) Marrying Kino and Juana.
(c) Blessing Coyotito.
(d) Kino's salvation.

4. In Chapter 2, what two things does Kino tie his two ropes to?
(a) A basket and the boat.
(b) The boat and a bunch of oysters.
(c) A heavy stone and a basket.
(d) The boat and a heavy stone.

5. Who does Kino squat with the afternoon they find the pearl?
(a) Apolonia.
(b) Coyotito.
(c) Juana.
(d) The priest.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Kino eat one day that almost killed him?

2. What stings Coyotito?

3. According to Chapter 3, who will punish Kino for rebelling against the way things are?

4. What happened when the pearl buyers gave a fisherman a price that was too low?

5. What color is the beach sand?

Short Essay Questions

1. Name some of the townspeople that are described as thinking about what the pearl could do for them when they hear about Kino's news.

2. How does Kino react when he sees the scorpion is about to bite Coyotito?

3. Why does Kino respect his canoe so much?

4. In Chapter 3, when others think about Kino's pearl, how do they think of Kino himself?

5. What does Juana ask for when Coyotito is stung?

6. What does Juana look like?

7. Why does Kino want Coyotito to go to school?

8. Why does Juana not believe the poultice to be a good solution for Coyotito?

9. Describe Kino and Juana's home.

10. How does Juana react when she sees the pearl for the first time?

(see the answer keys)

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