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

2. What two animals roam the beach looking for food every morning?
(a) Hungry cats and mice.
(b) Hungry cats and dogs.
(c) Hungry goats and dogs.
(d) Hungry dogs and pigs.

3. What has brought the King of Spain to higher power?
(a) Pearls from oysters.
(b) Money.
(c) The gold.
(d) Diamonds.

4. In addition to the bow and stern, what else is on Kino's canoe?
(a) A mast for a lantern.
(b) A net.
(c) A sail.
(d) A hole to hold the oysters.

5. What happened when the pearl buyers gave a fisherman a price that was too low?
(a) He smashed his pearls to bits.
(b) He went to the next town and got a better price.
(c) He killed one of the pearl buyers.
(d) He gave his pearls to the church.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Kino's first promise spoken out loud when asked about the pearl?

2. What color is the skirt that Juana wears to see the doctor?

3. What does the family eat every morning?

4. What is the name of the wife in the story?

5. What color is the beach sand?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does ?

2. Why does Kino always have a song in his head?

3. When does the Song of Evil first enter Kino's head?

4. Where does Kino say he will go to sell his pearl?

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

6. Describe how Juana mixes the ancient beliefs and Christianity together.

7. Why does Juana shrill for Kino when she sees Coyotito in Chapter 2?

8. 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.

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

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

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