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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What part of the goonda's bodies were broken in their "accident" orchestrated by the Beggarmaster?
(a) Their legs.
(b) Their fingers.
(c) Their arms.
(d) Their necks.

2. How does Nusswan feel about having Dina back in his home at the end of the novel?
(a) He is happy.
(b) He is apathetic.
(c) He is angry.
(d) He is sad.

3. To whom is it revealed that the Beggarmaster is related?
(a) Maneck.
(b) Om.
(c) Ishvar.
(d) Shankar.

4. How many rupees per week must Om and Ishvar pay the Beggarmaster in return for their freedom?
(a) Five hundred.
(b) Five.
(c) Fifty.
(d) Fifteen.

5. Who is Mr.Valmik?
(a) Dina's teacher.
(b) Dina's lawyer.
(c) Dina's doctor.
(d) Dina's partner.

6. In Chapter 14, who do the villagers accuse of killing the beggars?
(a) Om.
(b) The Beggarmaster.
(c) Rajaram.
(d) Shankar.

7. In Chapter 10, what habit has Om started that drives Dina crazy?
(a) Spitting.
(b) Swearing.
(c) Scratching.
(d) Belching.

8. Who does Dina order to get up off his knees, and never drop down to another human again?
(a) Maneck.
(b) Om.
(c) Nusswan.
(d) Ishvar.

9. Who teaches Om to eat with a knife and fork?
(a) Maneck.
(b) The Beggarmaster.
(c) Nusswan.
(d) Shankar.

10. How many perspective wives are found for Om back in the village?
(a) Ten.
(b) None.
(c) Four.
(d) One.

11. How does Shankar react to the new garment that Om and Ishvar sew for him?
(a) He is offended.
(b) He is apathetic.
(c) He is confused.
(d) He is excited.

12. What is the Beggarmaster's relationship to this newly found relative in Chapter 12?
(a) They are brothers.
(b) The Beggarmaster is his son.
(c) The Beggarmaster is his father.
(d) They are cousins.

13. Which character plunges his fingers down his throat to clear out excess bile?
(a) Ishvar.
(b) Maneck.
(c) Shankar.
(d) Om.

14. What game does Maneck attempt to teach Om during their vacation?
(a) Chess.
(b) Checkers.
(c) Backgammon.
(d) Poker.

15. What does Rajaram want to do with his life after he moves?
(a) Study.
(b) Read.
(c) Meditate.
(d) Write.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who do the police arrest in Chapter 16 for the murders of the beggars?

2. What is the last thing that Dina hears the men breaking in her apartment?

3. What are the men called that terrorize Dina's apartment?

4. What does Dina pour over Om's head to cure his lice?

5. What type of baby animals are left in Dina's fireplace?

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