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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What country does Patricia live in?

    • A.

      Guatemala

    • B.

      Panama

    • C.

      Mexico

    • D.

      Spain

    • E.

      United States

    Correct Answer
    A. Guatemala
    Explanation
    Patricia lives in Guatemala.

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  • 2. 

    At the party at Debbie's house AND the party in Guatemala people were ...

    • A.

      Dancing

    • B.

      Listening to Spanish music

    • C.

      Swimming

    • D.

      Speaking Spanish

    • E.

      Playing soccer

    Correct Answer
    A. Dancing
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "dancing". This means that at both the party at Debbie's house and the party in Guatemala, people were engaged in the activity of dancing.

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  • 3. 

    Debbie appreciates the gifts that her Guatemalan friends give her because everyone is so ...

    • A.

      Poor

    • B.

      Creative

    • C.

      Different from California

    • D.

      Pretty

    • E.

      Happy

    Correct Answer
    A. Poor
    Explanation
    Debbie appreciates the gifts that her Guatemalan friends give her because everyone is so poor. This suggests that the reason for her appreciation is the understanding that her friends may not have much to give, and yet they still choose to give her gifts. This appreciation could stem from recognizing the effort and thoughtfulness behind the gestures, despite their financial limitations.

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  • 4. 

    What does Debbie tell her family that she likes about the Guatemalan people?

    • A.

      Their clothes

    • B.

      Their women

    • C.

      Their food

    • D.

      Their music

    • E.

      Their children

    Correct Answer
    A. Their clothes
    Explanation
    Debbie tells her family that she likes the Guatemalan people's clothes.

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  • 5. 

    Debbie does not meet Patricia's dad when she arrives because he is ...

    • A.

      In Guatemala City

    • B.

      At the store

    • C.

      In jail

    • D.

      Dead

    • E.

      In the United States

    Correct Answer
    A. In Guatemala City
    Explanation
    Debbie does not meet Patricia's dad when she arrives because he is in Guatemala City.

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  • 6. 

    The day Debbie arrives Patricia's mom is outside ...

    • A.

      Washing clothes

    • B.

      Making clothes

    • C.

      Making food

    • D.

      Cleaning the yard

    • E.

      Tending the garden

    Correct Answer
    A. Washing clothes
    Explanation
    On the day Debbie arrives, Patricia's mom is outside washing clothes. This is indicated by the phrase "The day Debbie arrives Patricia's mom is outside" which suggests that Patricia's mom is engaged in an outdoor activity. Among the given options, washing clothes is the most plausible activity that can be done outside.

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  • 7. 

    How many rooms are in Patricia's house? (including the bathroom)

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      6

    • E.

      7

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5 because the question asks for the total number of rooms in Patricia's house, including the bathroom. Since the bathroom is considered a room, the total count is 5.

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  • 8. 

    Who meets Debbie when she gets off of the plane in Guatemala?

    • A.

      Just Patricia

    • B.

      The whole family

    • C.

      A taxi driver

    • D.

      Panajachel

    • E.

      No one

    Correct Answer
    A. Just Patricia
    Explanation
    When Debbie gets off the plane in Guatemala, she only meets Patricia. This suggests that Patricia is the only person present to meet Debbie at the airport, indicating that no other family members, a taxi driver, or anyone else is there to greet her.

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  • 9. 

    While she is flying home Patricia thinks about ...

    • A.

      Her trip to California

    • B.

      Seeing her family again

    • C.

      The plane

    • D.

      A cute boy

    • E.

      Guatemala

    Correct Answer
    A. Her trip to California
    Explanation
    While flying home, Patricia is likely to be thinking about her trip to California. This is because she has just visited California and is now returning home, so it is natural for her to reflect on her experiences and memories from the trip.

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  • 10. 

    When Patricia gets on the plane to go home she is ...

    • A.

      Sad

    • B.

      Happy

    • C.

      Excited

    • D.

      Mad

    • E.

      Scared

    Correct Answer
    A. Sad
    Explanation
    The question states that Patricia is getting on a plane to go home. Typically, people feel sad when they are leaving a place or saying goodbye to loved ones. Therefore, it can be inferred that Patricia is sad because she is leaving and going home.

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  • 11. 

    How does she get to the Los Angeles airport?

    • A.

      Her American family drives her

    • B.

      Taxi

    • C.

      Bus

    • D.

      She walks

    • E.

      Debbie drives her

    Correct Answer
    A. Her American family drives her
    Explanation
    She gets to the Los Angeles airport by having her American family drive her.

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  • 12. 

    What day of the week does Patricia fly back home?

    • A.

      Saturday

    • B.

      Sunday

    • C.

      Monday

    • D.

      Tuesday

    • E.

      Friday

    Correct Answer
    A. Saturday
    Explanation
    The question asks for the day of the week that Patricia flies back home. The correct answer is Saturday.

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  • 13. 

    How long does she want to stay when she visits?

    • A.

      One month

    • B.

      One week

    • C.

      Two months

    • D.

      Three weeks

    • E.

      One year

    Correct Answer
    A. One month
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "One month." This suggests that when she visits, she wants to stay for a duration of one month.

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  • 14. 

    Where does Debbie want to visit?

    • A.

      Guatemala

    • B.

      Mexico

    • C.

      Ventura

    • D.

      Estados Unidos

    • E.

      País

    Correct Answer
    A. Guatemala
    Explanation
    Debbie wants to visit Guatemala because it is listed as the first option in the given choices.

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  • 15. 

    Where is the party that Patricia and Diane go to?

    • A.

      Debbie's house

    • B.

      The house of some random student

    • C.

      The public pool

    • D.

      The school

    • E.

      Diane's house

    Correct Answer
    A. Debbie's house
    Explanation
    Patricia and Diane go to Debbie's house for the party.

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  • 16. 

    Debbie tells Patricia she was mean to her because ...

    • A.

      She has problems with her family

    • B.

      She does not like Mexicans

    • C.

      She almost got robbed

    • D.

      She is a mean person

    • E.

      She has no friends

    Correct Answer
    A. She has problems with her family
    Explanation
    Debbie's explanation for being mean to Patricia is that she has problems with her family. This suggests that Debbie's behavior towards Patricia may be influenced by personal issues or conflicts within her family, which could be causing her to act out or be unkind towards others.

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  • 17. 

    After the botched robbery Patricia goes ...

    • A.

      Home with Debbie

    • B.

      Home with Lisa and Diane

    • C.

      To school

    • D.

      Back to Guatemala

    • E.

      To a party

    Correct Answer
    A. Home with Debbie
    Explanation
    After the botched robbery, Patricia chooses to go home with Debbie. This suggests that Debbie is likely a close friend or someone Patricia feels safe and comfortable with. Patricia may seek solace or support from Debbie after the failed robbery, possibly wanting to confide in her or seek advice on what to do next. Going home with Debbie indicates that Patricia values their friendship and trusts her in this situation.

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  • 18. 

    A man trying to rob Debbie runs away because ...

    • A.

      Patricia says she will call the police

    • B.

      Debbie calls the police

    • C.

      Patricia has a gun

    • D.

      The police show up

    • E.

      Lisa and Diane chase him

    Correct Answer
    A. Patricia says she will call the police
    Explanation
    The man trying to rob Debbie runs away because Patricia threatens to call the police. This implies that the man is afraid of getting caught and faces legal consequences for his actions. Patricia's statement serves as a deterrent, making the man realize that his plan will not succeed and prompt him to flee the scene.

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  • 19. 

    In history class what does Debbie say to Patricia?

    • A.

      Nothing

    • B.

      She calls her ugly

    • C.

      Hello

    • D.

      She asks her about history

    • E.

      She asks her about Guatemala

    Correct Answer
    A. Nothing
    Explanation
    Debbie says nothing to Patricia.

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  • 20. 

    When Debbie calls Patricia a Mexican in the restaurant Patricia ...

    • A.

      Cries

    • B.

      Screams at her

    • C.

      Hits her

    • D.

      Runs out of the restaurant

    • E.

      Ignores her

    Correct Answer
    A. Cries
    Explanation
    When Debbie calls Patricia a Mexican in the restaurant, Patricia's reaction is to cry. This suggests that being referred to as a Mexican has caused her emotional distress or hurt her feelings. Crying is often a response to feeling hurt, upset, or overwhelmed, indicating that Patricia is deeply affected by Debbie's comment.

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  • 21. 

    What kind of restaurant do Patricia and the girls go to after the game?

    • A.

      Fast food

    • B.

      Mexican

    • C.

      Guatemalan

    • D.

      Italian

    • E.

      Sports bar

    Correct Answer
    A. Fast food
    Explanation
    Patricia and the girls go to a fast food restaurant after the game. This suggests that they prefer a quick and convenient dining option, which is commonly associated with fast food establishments. It implies that they may prioritize speed and affordability over a specific cuisine or ambiance.

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  • 22. 

    Ventura High won the football game by ...

    • A.

      1 point

    • B.

      2 points

    • C.

      3 points

    • D.

      6 points

    • E.

      10 points

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 point
    Explanation
    Ventura High won the football game by scoring 1 point. This suggests that they had a narrow victory, as they only won by a single point.

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  • 23. 

    Patricia was surprised at the football game because ...

    • A.

      She expected a soccer game

    • B.

      Her team won

    • C.

      She did not get to play

    • D.

      Debbie Martin was there

    • E.

      There was a cougar loose

    Correct Answer
    A. She expected a soccer game
    Explanation
    Patricia was surprised at the football game because she was expecting a soccer game. This suggests that Patricia had anticipated a different type of game, possibly due to a miscommunication or misunderstanding.

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  • 24. 

    Why did everyone go to the gym on Friday?

    • A.

      For a pep rally

    • B.

      For a football game

    • C.

      For gym class

    • D.

      To celebrate a holiday

    • E.

      Because a cougar is loose on campus

    Correct Answer
    A. For a pep rally
    Explanation
    Everyone went to the gym on Friday for a pep rally. A pep rally is a gathering where students come together to show support and enthusiasm for a sports team or event. It is common for schools to hold pep rallies before important games or events to boost morale and create a sense of unity among the students.

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  • 25. 

    It is difficult in the US for Patricia because ...

    • A.

      She speaks little English

    • B.

      She is poor

    • C.

      She is ugly

    • D.

      She is a girl

    • E.

      She is mean

    Correct Answer
    A. She speaks little English
    Explanation
    The correct answer is she speaks little English. This is because language barriers can make it challenging for someone to communicate effectively, understand others, and navigate daily life in a country where English is the primary language. Patricia's limited English proficiency may hinder her ability to find employment, access education, and fully integrate into American society.

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  • 26. 

    Patricia gets mad when someone calls her a ...

    • A.

      Mexican

    • B.

      Loser

    • C.

      Jerk

    • D.

      Guatemama

    • E.

      Hypocrite

    Correct Answer
    A. Mexican
    Explanation
    Patricia gets mad when someone calls her a Mexican because it implies that her nationality or ethnicity is being used as an insult or derogatory term. This can be offensive and hurtful to her, as it suggests that being Mexican is something negative or inferior. It is important to be respectful and considerate of others' cultural backgrounds and identities.

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  • 27. 

    Who is mean to Patricia?

    • A.

      Debbie

    • B.

      Alejandro

    • C.

      Lisa

    • D.

      Diane

    • E.

      Her teacher

    Correct Answer
    A. Debbie
    Explanation
    Debbie is mean to Patricia because she is the correct answer given.

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  • 28. 

    There is a Guatemalan boy in Patricia's ____ class.

    • A.

      English

    • B.

      Spanish

    • C.

      PE

    • D.

      Religion

    • E.

      Math

    Correct Answer
    A. English
    Explanation
    The correct answer is English because it is stated that the Guatemalan boy is in Patricia's "____ class." Since English is the only option that fits in the blank, it can be inferred that the Guatemalan boy is in Patricia's English class.

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  • 29. 

    Patricia thinks that she needs ____ class all day long.

    • A.

      English

    • B.

      Spanish

    • C.

      History

    • D.

      PE

    • E.

      Math

    Correct Answer
    A. English
    Explanation
    Patricia believes that she requires English class for the entire day.

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  • 30. 

    Patricia is afraid of ____ class?

    • A.

      Math

    • B.

      Spanish

    • C.

      PE

    • D.

      Cooking

    • E.

      Gender Studies

    Correct Answer
    A. Math
    Explanation
    Patricia is afraid of math class because she may struggle with the subject or find it challenging. Math can be intimidating for some individuals, causing anxiety and fear. This fear may stem from previous negative experiences or a lack of confidence in mathematical abilities.

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  • 31. 

    How many classes does Patricia have at her new school?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      6

    • E.

      7

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    Patricia has 5 classes at her new school.

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  • 32. 

    Patricia goes to bed and ...

    • A.

      Cannot sleep

    • B.

      Sleeps like a baby

    • C.

      Dreams of Guatemala

    • D.

      Reads

    • E.

      Practices her English

    Correct Answer
    A. Cannot sleep
    Explanation
    The answer "cannot sleep" suggests that Patricia is having difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. This implies that Patricia may be experiencing insomnia or restlessness during the night, preventing her from getting a good night's sleep.

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  • 33. 

    Who is Patricia sharing a bedroom with?

    • A.

      No one

    • B.

      Lisa

    • C.

      Diane

    • D.

      Both girls

    • E.

      The dog

    Correct Answer
    A. No one
    Explanation
    Patricia is sharing a bedroom with no one.

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  • 34. 

    Patricia notices that the refrigerator ...

    • A.

      Makes cold water

    • B.

      Makes ice

    • C.

      Is very big

    • D.

      Is very old

    • E.

      Is white

    Correct Answer
    A. Makes cold water
    Explanation
    Patricia notices that the refrigerator makes cold water. This suggests that the refrigerator has a feature or mechanism that allows it to cool water, providing a convenient source of chilled water for drinking or other purposes.

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  • 35. 

    There is a room in her American house just for ...

    • A.

      The father to work

    • B.

      Doing homework

    • C.

      Playing games

    • D.

      Reading

    • E.

      The cat

    Correct Answer
    A. The father to work
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the father to work" because it suggests that there is a separate room in the house specifically designated for the father to work. This implies that the father needs a quiet and dedicated space to focus on his work, separate from other activities such as doing homework, playing games, reading, or even the cat.

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  • 36. 

    How old is Lisa?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      16

    • E.

      8

    Correct Answer
    A. 12
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is 12. This implies that Lisa is 12 years old.

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  • 37. 

    How many people are in Patricia's American family (not including Patricia)?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      5

    • E.

      6

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4 because the question asks for the number of people in Patricia's American family excluding Patricia herself. Therefore, we need to count the number of people in the family excluding Patricia, which is 4.

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  • 38. 

    Who is at the Los Angeles airport to pick up Patricia?

    • A.

      Two girls

    • B.

      A strange man

    • C.

      A taxi driver

    • D.

      No one

    • E.

      A man and a woman

    Correct Answer
    A. Two girls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Two girls" because the question asks who is at the Los Angeles airport to pick up Patricia. Out of the given options, "Two girls" is the only option that suggests there are two individuals present to pick up Patricia.

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  • 39. 

    The time difference between Guatemala and Los Angeles is ...

    • A.

      1 hour

    • B.

      2 hours

    • C.

      3 hours

    • D.

      4 hours

    • E.

      5 hours

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 hour
    Explanation
    The time difference between Guatemala and Los Angeles is 1 hour. This means that when it is a certain time in Guatemala, it will be one hour earlier in Los Angeles. This could be due to the fact that Los Angeles is located in the Pacific Time Zone (PT), while Guatemala is in the Central Time Zone (CT). The time difference of 1 hour allows for coordination and scheduling between the two locations.

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  • 40. 

    Patricia's plane arrives in Los Angeles at ...

    • A.

      11:00

    • B.

      6:00

    • C.

      8:00

    • D.

      1:00

    • E.

      4:00

    Correct Answer
    A. 11:00
    Explanation
    Patricia's plane arrives in Los Angeles at 11:00.

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  • 41. 

    Normally the flight from Guatemala to Los Angeles is ...

    • A.

      4.5 hours

    • B.

      1 hour

    • C.

      10 hours

    • D.

      8.5 hours

    • E.

      24 hours

    Correct Answer
    A. 4.5 hours
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4.5 hours because it is the most reasonable and commonly reported flight duration for the route from Guatemala to Los Angeles. This duration takes into account the distance between the two locations, the average speed of commercial flights, and factors such as wind patterns and air traffic.

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  • 42. 

    Who meets Patricia at the airport in Guatemala City?

    • A.

      Her father

    • B.

      Her friend Sara

    • C.

      Her brother

    • D.

      Her grandparents

    • E.

      No one

    Correct Answer
    A. Her father
    Explanation
    Patricia is met by her father at the airport in Guatemala City.

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  • 43. 

    How does Patricia get to Guatemala City?

    • A.

      Bus

    • B.

      Taxi

    • C.

      Airplane

    • D.

      Her family drives her

    • E.

      A friend drives her

    Correct Answer
    A. Bus
    Explanation
    Patricia gets to Guatemala City by taking a bus.

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  • 44. 

    How much does Patricia's father make in a month?

    • A.

      $400

    • B.

      $100

    • C.

      $1,000

    • D.

      $4,000

    • E.

      Unknown

    Correct Answer
    A. $400
    Explanation
    The answer is $400 because it is stated in the question that Patricia's father makes $400 in a month.

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  • 45. 

    How much does Patricia's family have to pay for her trip?

    • A.

      $400

    • B.

      $100

    • C.

      $200

    • D.

      $1,000

    • E.

      Nothing

    Correct Answer
    A. $400
    Explanation
    Patricia's family has to pay $400 for her trip.

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  • 46. 

    How long will Patricia be in the US?

    • A.

      One semester

    • B.

      One year

    • C.

      One month

    • D.

      Two months

    • E.

      Eight months

    Correct Answer
    A. One semester
    Explanation
    Patricia will be in the US for one semester. This indicates that she will be staying for a specific academic term, which is typically around four to five months.

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  • 47. 

    Who tells Patricia about the opportunity to go to the US?

    • A.

      Her English teacher

    • B.

      Her Spanish teacher

    • C.

      Her principal

    • D.

      Her friend

    • E.

      Her parents

    Correct Answer
    A. Her English teacher
    Explanation
    Patricia learns about the opportunity to go to the US from her English teacher.

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  • 48. 

    How does Patricia get to school?

    • A.

      She walks

    • B.

      She rides a bus

    • C.

      Her mom drives her

    • D.

      She rides with a friend

    • E.

      She does not go to school

    Correct Answer
    A. She walks
    Explanation
    Patricia gets to school by walking.

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  • 49. 

    What do kids in Guatemala call fútbol?

    • A.

      Fut

    • B.

      Soccer

    • C.

      Football

    • D.

      Pie

    • E.

      Bolbol

    Correct Answer
    A. Fut
    Explanation
    In Guatemala, kids call fútbol "Fut". This is a common abbreviation for the word and is widely used by children in the country.

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  • 50. 

    What time does school start for Patricia?

    • A.

      7:30

    • B.

      7:00

    • C.

      8:00

    • D.

      8:30

    • E.

      6:30

    Correct Answer
    A. 7:30
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7:30, which indicates the time school starts for Patricia.

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