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When did the fiesta "explode"?

At noon, Sunday, the 6th of July

1

Beside being a bull fighting festival what is San Fermin also?

A religious festival

2

What did Jake compare the cafe on the day of the fiesta to?

A battleship stripped for action

3

What is Cohn drinking the morning of the first day of the fiesta in the Cafe?

Sherry

4

The rocket thatt announces the start of the fiesta bursts high above what building?

The Theatre Gayarre

5

How many rockets were fired to announce the start of the festival?

two

6

What music were the pipers, the fifers and the drummers playing?

Riau-Riau

7

Who was the village idiot according to Bill?

The man playing the red-pipe

8

The dancers that came down the street at the start of the festival were all?

Male

9

What was painted on the banner carried by the dancers?

Hurray for Wine! Hurray for the Foreigners

10

Who are the foreigners?

The companions

11

How long did the fiesta keep on oing?

Seven days day and night

12

What cigar-store items were included in the parade?

Cigar-store Indians, thirty feet high, Moors, a King and Queen

13

What was Brett missing when the Festival of San Fermin started?

Her hat

14

What did the dancers who surrounded Brett wear around their necks?

Big, white, wreaths of garlic

15

Where did the dancers take Brett and the companions?

Into a wine-shop

16

What were the dancers at the festival teaching Brett to do in the wine shop?

Teaching her to drink out of the wine-skins

17

What had the dancers hung around Brett's neck in the wine-shop?

A wreath of garlics around her neck

18

Where does Jake go while the companions are with the dancers in the wine shop?

A shop that made leather wine bottles

19

What does Jake pay for his wine-skins at the fiesta?

Eight pesetas for two

20

How much did each wineskin that Jake bought at the fiesta hold?

Five litres and two litres

21

How much did it cost to fill the two wine-skins?

3 pesetas and 60 centimos

22

What happened to Cohn during the dancing?

He passed out on Anis del Mono

23

What do prices do when fiesta starts?

They double

24

What happened during the running of the bulls?

One man fell, rolled into the gutter and lay quiet

25

How many people in the crowd did the bull toss?

Six or eight people

26

What was the seating arrangement for the first day?

Three are ring-side and three were half way up the stands

27

Where did the companions sit on the first day?

Mike sat up high as did Brett and of course Cohn, Bill and Jake sit down on the front row

28

What is Cohn afraid of at the first day of bullfighting?

That he will be bored

29

What is a picador?

The guy with a spear who tries to stop the bull

30

Who introduces the companions to Pedro Romero?

Montoya

31

In what room is Pedro Romero?

Room number eight

32

Does Pedro Romero know English?

No but he speaks English

33

Who is the best-looking boy that Jake has ever seen?

Pedro Romero (GAY)

34

What language do Pedro's companions think the companions know?

French

35

What is Spanish for good luck?

Mucha suerta

36

What does Montoya say Pedro looks like?

A torero

37

What insult does Bill call Cohn during the first day of bull fighting?

A kike

38

What article of Romero's clothing is Brett interested in?

His green trousers

39

Mike calls Brett an extraordinary?

Wench

40

What bothered Cohn on the first day of the bullfights?

The horse

41

How many bull-fighters were there on the second day?

Three; Romero and two others

42

What was the seating arrangement of the companions on the second day of the bull-fights?

Brett sat between Mike and Jake while Bill and Cohn went up in the middle

43

What did Romero's style of bull-fighting give off?

It gave off real emotion

44

Whose death had caused all the bull-fighters to develop a technic that simulated the appearance of danger?

The death of Joselito

45

Why did Pedro Romero not fight on the third day?

Because it was Miura bulls and thus a very bull-fight