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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Hugh?
(a) The consul's doctor.
(b) The consul's father.
(c) The consul's son.
(d) The consul's brother.

2. Who is the man who helps the consul up right after he falls face-first into the dirt after Yvonne has returned to their home?
(a) A man passing by.
(b) The doctor.
(c) A ghost.
(d) His father.

3. How long is Hugh gone on the ship?
(a) One year to the day.
(b) Several years.
(c) Just a week.
(d) Several months.

4. Who is selling the animal that Yvonne wants at the brewery?
(a) An old student of Yvonne's.
(b) An old girlfriend of the consul's.
(c) A young girl who lives there.
(d) The bar owner who is really quite mean.

5. For what company does Hugh work?
(a) El Mundo.
(b) The London Globe.
(c) The Boston Globe.
(d) The Madrid Daily.

6. What was Hugh hoping his music career would bring him?
(a) The approval of his parents.
(b) Fame and fortune.
(c) All of these answers are correct.
(d) Lots of women.

7. Where did Laruelle first meet the consul?
(a) England.
(b) The United States.
(c) Canada.
(d) France.

8. What does Laruelle find in the book the bartender returns to him?
(a) A letter from Yvonne.
(b) A $100 bill.
(c) A copy of the consul's will.
(d) Letters from the consul that he never sent.

9. Where has Hugh been living while on assignment?
(a) An American cattle ranch.
(b) A hospital.
(c) A school.
(d) An England castle.

10. What happens when the consul arrives at his final destination after speaking with Quincey?
(a) He takes a long, hot bath.
(b) He collapses.
(c) He finds out he's been robbed.
(d) He starts singing.

11. With whom does Yvonne first find the consul upon her return to Quauhnahuac?
(a) With his favorite dog, Perrito.
(b) With a woman she doesn't know.
(c) With many of his officers.
(d) With no one -- he is alone.

12. What does the consul insist fortifies him as much as food?
(a) Exercise.
(b) Women.
(c) The sun.
(d) Alcohol.

13. Who does Quincey ask the consul about?
(a) Hugh.
(b) Laruelle.
(c) All of these answers are correct.
(d) Yvonne.

14. What does the consul continue to point out to Yvonne during their walk home the day she returns?
(a) Familiar landmarks.
(b) Places his friends used to live before they all died.
(c) Sites of great battles that he won.
(d) The many buildings that he owns.

15. What does Yvonne initially seem to bring to the consul's life?
(a) Hope.
(b) Rage.
(c) Anger.
(d) Confusion.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Hugh go after he returns home from his sea voyage?

2. What branch of military service did the consul once serve in?

3. Why does the consul briefly consider switching alcohols after he has fallen down?

4. What large gift does Yvonne bring to the consul upon her return?

5. Why must Yvonne and the consul pass up an invitation from the doctor?

(see the answer keys)

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