The House on Mango Street Quiz #2

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Use the passage from The House on Mango Street (pgs. 76-80) to answer questions 1-6

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Question 1

Question
1. The reader can infer from Rachel's "Mamasota" comment that Rachel ---
Answer
  • A. thinks Mamacita is fascinating
  • B. is cruel to new neighbors she does not like
  • C. makes fun of Mamacita's huge size
  • D. is jealous of people who have money to ride in a taxi

Question 2

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2. The dominant imagery used to describe Mamacita is that of --
Answer
  • A. rabbits
  • B. flowers
  • C. birds
  • D. fish

Question 3

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3. By writing"ham and eggs" as hamandeggs, the author shows--
Answer
  • A. how much the father liked the food
  • B. that the father never learned English
  • C. the father's past unfamiliarity with English
  • D. that the father is a vegetarian by choice

Question 4

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4. Mamacita says, "No speak English," to the child because --
Answer
  • A. she wants him to speak Spanish, not English
  • B. he is learning bad words in English
  • C. she wants him to know that she cannot understand his English
  • D. she does not want him to be able to watch TV

Question 5

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5. Which of the following is NOT a detail showing Mamacita's homesickness?
Answer
  • A. Home is a house in a photograph
  • B. her lavender hatboxes, a dozen boxes of satin high heels
  • C. sits all day by the window and plays the Spanish radio show
  • D. Cuando, cuando, cuando?

Question 6

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6. The husband's responses to Mamacita --
Answer
  • A. reflect his resentment that she refuses to lose weight
  • B. show that he does not want her to mingle with the neighbors
  • C. hint that she hopes she will die so he can remarry
  • D. change from sympathetic to impatient