flesl.net paired story — multiple choice: 1-10a (Juan Santos)

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Multiple Choice Quiz for ‘Juan Santos’

instructions: put a circle around the best answer.

1. According to the article, the main reason Acuña is such a poor city is that

(a) it has to spend so much money on its roads and hospitals

(b) its population is growing so quickly

(c) the companies that have factories there don’t pay taxes

(d) the workers in the factories are so poorly paid

2. Conditions finally improved at the factory in Acuña because of

(a) what Juan said at a meeting in Pittsburgh

(b) Ruth Rosenbaum’s research on how well the workers could live on their salaries

(c) the death of three workers in an explosion

(d) a successful strike

3. Juan

(a) worked and lived in Mexico close to the US border

(b) worked and lived in the US near the Mexican border

(c) lived in Mexico but worked across the border in the US

(d) lived in the US but worked across the border in Mexico

4. At the meeting in Pittsburgh, Juan mentioned that, when workers went to the washroom,

(a) they were timed and fined if they stayed more than four minutes

(b) someone standing at the door gave them one sheet of toilet paper

(c) they had to use their own soap

(d) they had to pay to get into the stalls