Butterflies Test 1

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Butterfly Quizzes & Trivia

A test on the first eight chapters of the novel In the Time of the Butterflies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe how the author structured her novel.
  • 2. 
    What is the theme of the novel  In the Time of the Butterflies?
  • 3. 
    Who is Manolo?
  • 4. 
    Who is Minou?
  • 5. 
    Why does Papa get taken away?
  • 6. 
    Which of the following creates suspense in the novel?
    • A. 

      The sectioning of Minerva's chapter

    • B. 

      The images of waiting and running in Minerva's chapter

    • C. 

      The family showing up late to the party

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    How does Minerva end up at Law School?
    • A. 

      By playing and winning at dice with Trujillo

    • B. 

      By offering herself to Trujillo

    • C. 

      By running away to the United States

    • D. 

      Her father finally gives in

  • 8. 
    Who is Palomino?
    • A. 

      Leandro Guzman Rodriguez

    • B. 

      Mate's horse

    • C. 

      Manolo's enemy

    • D. 

      Mate's boyfriend

    • E. 

      Both a and d

  • 9. 
    Who is Nelson?
    • A. 

      Patria's cousin

    • B. 

      Pedrito's cousing

    • C. 

      Patria's oldest son

    • D. 

      Ernesto's son

  • 10. 
    Why does Patria join the revolution?