Under the Volcano Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the consul constantly hear in his head?
(a) His mother.
(b) Dogs barking.
(c) The screeching of a train.
(d) Voices.

2. Why must Yvonne and the consul pass up an invitation from the doctor?
(a) Because of his failing health.
(b) Because they burn the food they are supposed to bring.
(c) Because Yvonne is too distraught over her missing child.
(d) Because they are too poor to travel there.

3. Why does Yvonne end up not buying the animal she wants at the brewery?
(a) Because the price is too high.
(b) Because another patron outbids her during the auction.
(c) Because the animal bites her.
(d) Because the consul has taken all of her money.

4. Who is the author of "Under the Volcano"?
(a) Malcolm X.
(b) Anonymous.
(c) Malcolm Lowry.
(d) Janet Lowry.

5. What does Yvonne not want to see at the bull fight?
(a) Poor children.
(b) Blood.
(c) Her old boyfriend.
(d) Fried food.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long has Yvonne been gone before she returns to Quauhnahuac?

2. What does Hugh think about himself growing up?

3. What does Hugh do in his earlier years in an attempt to elevate his celebrity?

4. Why do Yvonne and Hugh make fun of the waitress at the hotel?

5. What does Yvonne tell the consul her hopes for them for the future are?

(see the answer key)

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