Before We Were Free: Quiz 1 (Pages 1-41) 2017

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Before We Were Free: Quiz 1 (Pages 1-41) 2017

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did everyone in Anita's house speak in soft whispers?
    • A. 

      The baby was trying to sleep

    • B. 

      Anita's mother had a headache

    • C. 

      There might have been hidden microphones in the house

    • D. 

      The family was mourning the death of a relative

  • 2. 
    Why did the secret police leave?
    • A. 

      They were ordered to leave

    • B. 

      They didn't find what they were looking for

    • C. 

      They found what they were looking for

    • D. 

      The new neighbors moved in next door

  • 3. 
    What story did Anita and her sister make up in case the students asked why they missed two weeks of school?
    • A. 

      They were going say that their grandmother died

    • B. 

      They were going say that their uncle Toni was arrested

    • C. 

      They were going say that their father needed help at the store

    • D. 

      They were going say that they had the chicken pox

  • 4. 
    Back at school, what "new game" did the teacher introduce to the students?
    • A. 

      They were going to play, "Secret Santas."

    • B. 

      They were going to play, "Three Wise Kings."

    • C. 

      They were going to play, "Concentration."

    • D. 

      They were going to play, "Liberty."

  • 5. 
    Why did the game get canceled?
    • A. 

      Some students complained

    • B. 

      Some parents complained

    • C. 

      The school administrators did not approve

    • D. 

      Other teachers complained

  • 6. 
    In Anita's class, whose background is half Dominican and half Italian?
    • A. 

      The teacher

    • B. 

      Nancy

    • C. 

      Amy

    • D. 

      Oscar

  • 7. 
    An embargo is
    • A. 

      When countries refuse to trade or do business with another country for political reasons

    • B. 

      A long term loan from one country to another country

    • C. 

      A sudden overthrow of a dictator

    • D. 

      A strike of workers for unfair labor practices

  • 8. 
    What is Anita's teacher's name?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Brown

    • B. 

      Mrs. Green

    • C. 

      Mrs. Jones

    • D. 

      Mrs. Black

  • 9. 
    What was Anita's new friend's name?
    • A. 

      Andy

    • B. 

      Doody

    • C. 

      Sammy

    • D. 

      Sissy

  • 10. 
    The students were practicing skits in preparation for what holiday?
    • A. 

      Independence Day

    • B. 

      Halloween

    • C. 

      Thanksgiving

    • D. 

      New Year's Eve

    • E. 

      President's Day

  • 11. 
    Who left school early with Anita?
    • A. 

      Joey

    • B. 

      Carla

    • C. 

      Sandi

    • D. 

      Charlie

  • 12. 
    What is Anita's brother's name?
    • A. 

      Toni

    • B. 

      Oscar

    • C. 

      Charlie

    • D. 

      Mundín

  • 13. 
    What is Anita's sister's name?
    • A. 

      Lucinda

    • B. 

      Linda

    • C. 

      Laura

    • D. 

      Adrianna

  • 14. 
    Where were Anita's cousins going? 
    • A. 

      To the beach house

    • B. 

      To the country house

    • C. 

      To Puerto Rico

    • D. 

      To New York City

  • 15. 
    What was Carla's "one special thing" that she decided to take with her?
    • A. 

      Her beach ball

    • B. 

      Her butterfly net

    • C. 

      Her flashlight

    • D. 

      Her jewelry box

  • 16. 
    What was Anita's nanny/housekeeper's name?
    • A. 

      Linda

    • B. 

      Lucinda

    • C. 

      Chucha

    • D. 

      Nanny

  • 17. 
    Where did Anita's nanny/housekeeper sleep?
    • A. 

      In Anita's room

    • B. 

      In the baby's room

    • C. 

      In a coffin

    • D. 

      On an old couch

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the secret police?
    • A. 

      The CIA

    • B. 

      The FBI

    • C. 

      The XXX

    • D. 

      The SIM

  • 19. 
    What vehicles did the secret police use? 
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Bicycles

    • C. 

      Green jeeps

    • D. 

      Black Volkswagens

  • 20. 
    When the secret police show up at Anita's house, what do they do? 
    • A. 

      Arrest Papi

    • B. 

      Kill the chickens

    • C. 

      Burn down the house

    • D. 

      Search the house

  • 21. 
    What was the nickname of the ladies who were in the "car accident?"
    • A. 

      The Seedlings

    • B. 

      The Flowers

    • C. 

      The Butterflies

    • D. 

      The Babies

  • 22. 
    Lucinda tells Anita that the El Jefe
    • A. 

      Is a dictator and is suspicious of Tio Toni

    • B. 

      Is from Haiti

    • C. 

      Is moving in next door

    • D. 

      Is a kind and gentle man

    • E. 

      The Smiths

    • F. 

      The Browns

  • 23. 
    What secret did Anita and her new friend keep?
    • A. 

      They found microphones on the porch

    • B. 

      They found microphones in the living room

    • C. 

      They saw someone moving around Toni's casita

    • D. 

      They were going to sneak off to the store

  • 24. 
    Who fully explained what an embargo is to the class?
    • A. 

      The teacher

    • B. 

      Nancy

    • C. 

      Amy

    • D. 

      Joey

  • 25. 
    What is the nickname of the former US marine who owned the fancy grocery store?
    • A. 

      Popeye

    • B. 

      Brutus

    • C. 

      Wimpy

    • D. 

      Road Runner

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