Shadow Of A Bull

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  • 1. 

    A ranch where fighting bulls are raised.

    • A.

      Matador

    • B.

      Torero

    • C.

      Alguacil

    Correct Answer
    B. Torero
    Explanation
    A torero is a bullfighter who performs in a bullfighting event. They are skilled in the art of bullfighting and are responsible for facing the fighting bulls in the ring. The term "torero" is commonly used to refer to the main bullfighter who engages in the most dangerous aspects of the fight. Therefore, a ranch where fighting bulls are raised would likely be associated with toreros who train and perform in bullfights.

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  • 2. 

    Testing of the young bulls and heifers.

    • A.

      Tienta

    • B.

      Ganaderia

    • C.

      Mantilla

    Correct Answer
    A. Tienta
    Explanation
    Tienta is a Spanish term used in bullfighting to refer to the testing of young bulls and heifers. It is a process where the animals are evaluated for their bravery, strength, and agility in order to determine their suitability for bullfighting. Ganaderia refers to a cattle ranch or breeding farm, while Mantilla is a type of traditional Spanish lace veil. Therefore, the correct answer in this context is Tienta, as it directly relates to the testing of young bulls and heifers.

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  • 3. 

    Honor a most special quality to a spaniard, a sense of obligation to do ones beast at all times which honorable bull fighters do and dis-honorable ones lack.

    • A.

      Torero

    • B.

      Novillada

    • C.

      Pundonor

    Correct Answer
    C. Pundonor
    Explanation
    Pundonor is the correct answer because it is mentioned in the given passage as a special quality that is highly valued by Spaniards. This quality refers to a sense of obligation to always do one's best, which distinguishes honorable bullfighters from dishonorable ones. Therefore, Pundonor aligns with the context and meaning provided in the passage.

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  • 4. 

    Red flanel cape used at the end of a bullfight.

    • A.

      Barrera

    • B.

      Muleta

    • C.

      Veronica

    Correct Answer
    B. Muleta
    Explanation
    A muleta is a red flannel cape used at the end of a bullfight. It is used by the matador to provoke and manipulate the bull during the final stage of the fight, known as the faena. The muleta is typically held in the matador's left hand and is used to attract the bull's attention and guide its movements. The red color of the cape is believed to provoke the bull's aggression and create a visually dramatic spectacle for the audience. The muleta is an essential tool for the matador in demonstrating their skill and control over the bull.

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  • 5. 

    Lace head covering used in Spain by the women

    • A.

      Manzilla

    • B.

      Mantilla

    • C.

      Mandar

    Correct Answer
    B. Mantilla
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mantilla". A mantilla is a lace head covering traditionally worn by women in Spain. It is typically worn during religious ceremonies or special occasions, such as weddings or bullfights. The mantilla is a symbol of Spanish culture and is often associated with elegance and femininity.

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  • 6. 

    Literally, to stand one`s ground.

    • A.

      Parar

    • B.

      Toril

    • C.

      Ganaderia

    Correct Answer
    A. Parar
    Explanation
    The word "parar" in Spanish translates to "to stop" or "to stand." In the context of the given phrase "to stand one's ground," "parar" can be interpreted as the act of refusing to move or give in to pressure or opposition. It implies maintaining a firm position or stance, regardless of challenges or obstacles. Therefore, "parar" is the correct answer as it aligns with the meaning of "to stand one's ground."

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