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Sandra Cisneros is a Hispanic-American writer, best known for her first novel “The House on Mango Street” in 1984, and the short story collection released shortly thereafter called “Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories”. What do you know about her?


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  • 1. 

    What year was Sandra Cisneros born?

    • A.

      1954

    • B.

      1854

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1953

    • E.

      1944

    Correct Answer
    A. 1954
    Explanation
    Sandra Cisneros was born in 1954.

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  • 2. 

    What University did Sandra Cisneors attend?

    • A.

      Loyola Marymount University

    • B.

      Iowa University

    • C.

      Iowa State University

    • D.

      Chicago University

    • E.

      Loyola University in Chicago

    Correct Answer
    E. Loyola University in Chicago
    Explanation
    Sandra Cisneros attended Loyola University in Chicago.

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  • 3. 

    True/False:The House on Mango Street is Sandra Cisneros first novel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The House on Mango Street is indeed Sandra Cisneros' first novel. It was published in 1984 and is a coming-of-age story that follows the life of a young Mexican-American girl named Esperanza Cordero. The novel explores themes of identity, community, and the struggles faced by marginalized individuals. Cisneros' beautiful and poetic writing style has made The House on Mango Street a beloved and influential work in contemporary literature.

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  • 4. 

    How many siblings does Cisneros have not including herself.

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      8

    • E.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    Cisneros has 6 siblings, not including herself.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is not a professional position that Sandra Cisneros has held?

    • A.

      Counselor

    • B.

      Teacher

    • C.

      Math Professor

    • D.

      Arts administrator

    Correct Answer
    C. Math Professor
    Explanation
    Sandra Cisneros has held various professional positions, including counselor, teacher, and arts administrator. However, she has not held a position as a math professor.

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  • 6. 

    Who does Esperanza character reflect?

    • A.

      Gary Soto

    • B.

      Esperaza

    • C.

      Sandra Cisneros

    • D.

      Cisneros mother

    Correct Answer
    C. Sandra Cisneros
    Explanation
    Esperanza character reflects Sandra Cisneros. This is because Sandra Cisneros is the author of the novel "The House on Mango Street" in which Esperanza is the main character. The novel is semi-autobiographical, and Esperanza's experiences and struggles reflect Cisneros' own experiences growing up as a Latina in Chicago. Through Esperanza's perspective, Cisneros explores themes of identity, gender, and the search for a sense of belonging.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the main character of Eleven?

    • A.

      Rachelle

    • B.

      Rachele

    • C.

      Rachel

    • D.

      Raquel

    Correct Answer
    C. Rachel
    Explanation
    The main character of Eleven is Rachel.

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  • 8. 

    Her novels and poetry focus mainly on?

    • A.

      Art

    • B.

      Her childhood experiences

    • C.

      Future

    • D.

      The Great Depression

    Correct Answer
    B. Her childhood experiences
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Her childhood experiences". This is because the question is asking about the main focus of her novels and poetry. By selecting "Her childhood experiences" as the answer, it suggests that her work primarily revolves around her own personal experiences during her early years.

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  • 9. 

    In what state does Sandra Cisneros reside

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      Chicago

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    A. Texas
    Explanation
    Sandra Cisneros resides in Texas.

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  • 10. 

    True/False: Did Sandra Cisneros give up teaching to focus on her writing?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sandra Cisneros gave up teaching to focus on her writing. This implies that she made the decision to leave her teaching career in order to prioritize her writing endeavors.

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