Tortilla Flat Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why do the paisanos not clean the windows of Danny's house?
(a) The kids would just mess them up again.
(b) They are too high to reach.
(c) Someone cleans them once a year.
(d) It would let in too much light.

2. What does the woman in #104 do to Joe when he falls asleep?
(a) Beats him with a stick.
(b) Tickles him.
(c) Whispers to him.
(d) Lets him sleep.

3. What time of day do the paisanos usually get up?
(a) Noon.
(b) Early afternoon.
(c) Dawn.
(d) Mid morning.

4. What rank does the sixteen-year-old boy have in the Mexican army?
(a) Private.
(b) Corporal.
(c) Sergeant.
(d) Lieutenant.

5. What happened to the Corporal's wife?
(a) She was stolen by a capitan.
(b) She died in childbirth.
(c) She went back to Mexico.
(d) She was shot trying to escape prison.

6. Why does Torrelli want to kill Pilon?
(a) For having an affair with his wife.
(b) For selling him a vacuum with no motor.
(c) For shooting into his bar.
(d) For stealing food.

7. Who invites Joe into her home?
(a) Emma Sanchez.
(b) Ava Moreno.
(c) Tia Ignacia.
(d) Maria Garcia.

8. What do the paisanos want to buy for the church in honor of St. Francis?
(a) A candlestick.
(b) A statue.
(c) A pew.
(d) Bibles.

9. What does Danny find and sell to a rival supply company?
(a) Some cans of paint.
(b) A stack of two by fours.
(c) A flat of shingles.
(d) A keg of nails.

10. What does Teresina do each year to help insure a good bean crop?
(a) Burns a candle.
(b) Prays to St. Francis.
(c) Says the rosary every night.
(d) Goes to church every morning.

11. What happens to Bob when he tries to kill himself?
(a) He takes vitamins instead of sleeping pills.
(b) He shoots off the end of his nose.
(c) He shoots out a lamp.
(d) He shoots off his big toe.

12. What work does Petey do in order to buy presents for the person in #140?
(a) Picks tomatoes.
(b) Cuts squid.
(c) Pumps gas.
(d) Milks cows.

13. According to Jesus Maria, what is worse than being whipped?
(a) Stuttering.
(b) Falling down stairs.
(c) Being laughed at.
(d) Being rejected in love.

14. Who steals the Pirate's bag?
(a) Jesus.
(b) Pablo.
(c) Tia.
(d) Joe.

15. What do the paisanos steal from Sweets?
(a) Cigarettes.
(b) Tools.
(c) Food.
(d) Vacuum cleaner.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why did Pilon throw rocks at train engines as a child?

2. Where does Joe find shelter on a rainy day?

3. Cornelia Ruiz loves only love and ______________.

4. Why had the corporal left Mexico with the baby?

5. What does the corporal tell his baby son every day?

(see the answer keys)

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