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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Nhamo teach herself during her boat journey?
(a) To bathe.
(b) To steer.
(c) To fish.
(d) To swim.
2. What does Grandmother pay to resolve the issue of the murdered man?
(a) Two cows.
(b) Two sacks of mealies.
(c) Two months of wheat harvest.
(d) Two pounds of sugar cane.
3. Why is Nhamo sitting in a fig tree at the beginning of the book?
(a) She is trying to avoid doing chores.
(b) She is hiding from some boys.
(c) She is getting out of the heat.
(d) She is gathering figs for dinner.
4. What does a baby baboon do that makes Nhamo feel comforted?
(a) Protects her.
(b) Plays with her.
(c) Grooms her.
(d) Brings her food.
5. What does Nhamo hunt on her first try?
Short Answer Questions
1. To what does Nhamo compare the baboons as she watches them by the river?
2. What does Nhamo see as a sign that she can keep the item she found in the hut on the island?
3. What does Nhamo try to imitate while learning to swim?
4. Why is the boy in Nhamo's story making a rope?
5. Where does Masvita go after the meeting with the muvuki?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when the baboons on the island see Nhamo?
2. What does a baby baboon do to prove that Nhamo has been accepted into the tribe, and how does Nhamo respond to this?
3. What does Nhamo dream about after being stung?
4. What does Nhamo think her dream about Long Teats was trying to tell her?
5. What changes in the village after the cholera passes?
6. How does Nhamo figure out a better way to hollow out her boat?
7. What does the muvuki determine will be done to make payment for the dead man?
8. What does Nhamo do in the forest when she is supposed to be collecting firewood?
9. What kinds of things occupy Nhamo's time when she is first settling on the island?
10. How does Nhamo feel when the hippos are gone, and why?
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