When I Was Puerto Rican Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Angels on the Ceiling and You Don't Want to Know.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to Dona Cony in "El Mangle"?
(a) Dona Cony's husband leaves her.
(b) Dona Cony dies.
(c) Dona Cony's son dies.
(d) Dona Cony's house burns down.

2. What does Mami's skin smell like when she picks up Esmeralda?
(a) Oregano and wood smoke.
(b) Soap and rice.
(c) Olives and roses.
(d) Cedar and smoke.

3. Where does Tata live?
(a) In Macun.
(b) In the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.
(c) On the Lower East Side.
(d) In Saturce.

4. Why won't Abuela make breakfast before Mass?
(a) Abuela is punishing Esmeralda.
(b) Abuela does not want to be late.
(c) Abuela fasts before church.
(d) Abuela does not have anything to make for breakfast.

5. What is a jamona?
(a) An outcast.
(b) An unmarried woman.
(c) A witch.
(d) A ham.

Short Answer Questions

1. What place do the children sneak into to steal grapefruit?

2. Where do the town people seek shelter at the opening of "Mami Gets a Job"?

3. What does Esmeralda sell at a stand in the yard?

4. What do the children use to block out the sound of the bar next door?

5. Why does Esmeralda wear her special white dress in "El Mangle"?

(see the answer key)

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