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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In 1959, how old are Magda and Emilia?
2. What does Magda's mother give Gabriela?
(a) Magda's clothing.
(b) A sculpture of the poinsettia tree Magda had made with Emilia.
(c) A painting Magda had done of the sunset.
(d) Clay plates Magda had made in kindergarten.
3. What happens to Magda on the streets when she is looking for help during the riot?
(a) She is sexually assaulted.
(b) She is kidnapped.
(c) She is arrested.
(d) She is mugged.
4. According to rumor, who might be involved with a dead Nazi?
(a) Magda's father.
(b) Gabriela's husband.
(c) Emilia's father.
(d) Cora's father.
5. What does "tias" mean?
6. How does Senora Francisca keep her husband from spending any more money?
(a) She puts a freeze on his bank account.
(b) She gives all his money to his mistress.
(c) She burns all of his money.
(d) She buys all new furniture and sends him the bill.
7. What do Emilia and Magda naively collect from the river?
(a) Used undergarments.
(d) Used condoms.
8. Why did the woman come to see Senora Francisca?
(a) She hopes the senora will help her find a job.
(b) She hopes the senora will kill her husband out of anger.
(c) She hopes the senora will help her care for the baby.
(d) She wants the senora's forgiveness.
9. What makes Cora mysterious to Magda and Emilia?
(a) She does not appear to have anyone to care for her.
(b) She is very sickly.
(c) She is always chaperoned by her parents.
(d) She is very sad.
10. What literary work is referenced in the description of Cora's house?
(a) "Alice in Wonderland."
(b) "Peter Pan."
(c) "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
(d) "Oedipus Rex."
11. What sight awes the Uruguayan students?
(a) New York City.
(c) Los Angeles.
(d) The ocean.
12. What are the names of Magda's twin cousins?
(a) Sofia and Carmen.
(b) Diana and Felicia.
(c) Rosa and Maria.
(d) Coco and Estrellita.
13. Who is the main character of the story Josefa tells Magda?
(a) The moon.
(b) The sun.
(d) The king.
14. What is surprising about Senora Francisca's house?
(a) It is very small.
(b) She lives alone.
(c) There is no furniture.
(d) It is very gaudy.
15. According to the women in Magda's family, who is visiting Uruguay?
(a) Fidel Castro.
(b) Eva Peron.
(c) Che Guevara.
(d) Juan Peron.
Short Answer Questions
1. What confuses Emilia about Americans?
2. What do the women of Magda's family feel they do not appreciate anymore?
3. How are the women supposed to view being yelled at by the men?
4. When flowers meant for Cora arrives at Magda's house, what opportunity arises?
5. How does Sofia stop Javier from hitting her with a belt?
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