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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After the slums closing, what is there an outbreak of amongst the villagers?
(b) Scarlet Fever.
(d) Small pox.
2. In what year does the prologue take place?
3. After the incident with the trunk, how long does Dina stay mad at Maneck?
(a) A few years.
(b) A few days.
(c) A few weeks.
(d) A few months.
4. What does Om have on his mind, which causes him to make mistakes while sewing?
(a) His hunger.
(d) A woman.
5. What were young Ishvar and his brother hit with as punishment after they broke into the upper-class school?
(a) A cane.
(b) A stick.
(d) A ruler.
6. How much money are the villagers promised to attend the Prime Minister's speech?
(a) 100 rupees.
(b) 0 rupees.
(c) 20 rupees.
(d) 5 rupees.
7. What does the man who starts a fight with Shankar collect for a living?
8. How is Rustom killed?
(a) He is in a building that explodes.
(b) He is hit by a car.
(c) He is shot.
(d) He is stabbed.
9. Who lines the street of the village as the train is passing?
10. What "bugs" climb out of the drain while Maneck is bathing?
11. Why is Dina annoyed with Maneck after his first day of classes?
(a) His pants are torn.
(b) He returns home late.
(c) He has lost his school books.
(d) He had already eaten dinner.
12. Who spies on Maneck while he is bathing?
13. What does Ibrahim demand of the tailoring business?
(a) That they make him a new uniform.
(b) That they pay him ten percent.
(c) That it be stopped.
(d) That they hire him.
14. What vegetable does Maneck encourage Dina to eat?
15. What does Dina teach Maneck to sew?
Short Answer Questions
1. What right does Narayan attempt to exercise when he is killed?
2. What type of job does Dina take on from Shirin Aunty?
3. What item does Om stop to purchase after he realizes he has sat on his old one?
4. What does Rajaram's job encourage villagers to do?
5. What message does the new prime minister preach?
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