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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Nhamo do in an effort to get more food?
(a) Follows animal tracks.
(b) Follows the baboons.
(c) Plants a larger garden.
(d) Dries her fruit.

2. To what kind of tree does Nhamo tie her boat when she gets to the big island?
(a) Oak tree.
(b) Water tree.
(c) Coconut tree.
(d) Fig tree.

3. What is a nganga?
(a) A priest.
(b) A sorcerer.
(c) A healer.
(d) A leader.

4. How long does Nhamo fight the current before she sees land?
(a) A week.
(b) Two weeks.
(c) A day and a night.
(d) Several days.

5. How did Grandmother say Chipo felt when Nhamo was born?
(a) Confused.
(b) Annoyed.
(c) Angry.
(d) Jealous.

6. What does Nhamo use to wash the dishes?
(a) Ash and sand.
(b) Waterless soap.
(c) River water.
(d) Bathing water.

7. What does Nhamo see in the night that gives her hope?
(a) A curve in the river.
(b) A herd of cranes.
(c) A star.
(d) A light.

8. What does Long Teats eat?
(a) Baby's blood.
(b) Dead humans.
(c) Finger nails.
(d) Children.

9. What does Kufa say the disobedient wife was eaten by?
(a) A leopard.
(b) A tiger.
(c) A baby.
(d) A snake.

10. What does Nhamo use to hollow out her boat?
(a) Hot coals.
(b) Termites.
(c) Acidic venom.
(d) A spear.

11. What did Princess Senwa do when her husband betrayed her?
(a) Cursed him.
(b) Killed their baby.
(c) Sang a sad song the rest of her days.
(d) Jumped off a cliff.

12. What does Nhamo try to imitate while learning to swim?
(a) Animals.
(b) Insects.
(c) Men from the village.
(d) Fish.

13. What does Nhamo have to fight off when she first gets to the big island?
(a) A crocodile.
(b) A jaguar.
(c) A lemur.
(d) A baboon.

14. Where does Nhamo's father's family live?
(a) Zimbabwe.
(b) Zaire.
(c) Ghana.
(d) Madagascar.

15. What kind of insect does Nhamo roast to eat?
(a) Grasshopper.
(b) Cricket.
(c) Beetle.
(d) Butterfly.

Short Answer Questions

1. What are njuzu?

2. What does Nhamo name the deformed baboon?

3. In what lake is the island?

4. What starts while Nhamo is fighting against the current?

5. What does Nhamo want to do on the tiny island off of the big island?

(see the answer keys)

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