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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 get stung by while working on her boat?
(a) A bee.
(b) A scorpion.
(c) A horned beetle.
(d) A hornet.

2. Who tells Nhamo to start working on her boat?
(a) The baboons.
(b) Crocodile Guts.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her grandmother.

3. What does Nhamo's family do when they return to their village?
(a) Prepare for her wedding.
(b) Work her to the bone.
(c) Communicate with Nhamo's future husband.
(d) Serve Masvita to help heal her.

4. Who notices that Nhamo is jealous of Masvita's womanhood?
(a) Masvita.
(b) Chipo.
(c) Grandmother.
(d) Kafu.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What chore is Masvita doing while Nhamo prepares dinner?

2. What is Nhamo's most prized possession?

3. What do the baboons refuse to do for the deformed baboon?

4. What is the name of Nhamo's favorite baboon baby?

5. Where does Nhamo land after drifting unanchored all night?

Short Essay Questions

1. What kinds of things occupy Nhamo's time when she is first settling on the island?

2. How does Nhamo figure out a better way to hollow out her boat?

3. What does Nhamo decide to hunt, and why?

4. What happens when Nhamo procrastinates checking her animal traps?

5. What happens when Nhamo is stung while working on her boat?

6. What does Nhamo do in the forest when she is supposed to be collecting firewood?

7. What does Grandmother tell Nhamo about her mother the day Masvita enters womanhood?

8. What does Nhamo see as a positive sign from the spirit of the dead man in the hut?

9. What does Nhamo do when she finds all the food on the big island?

10. What does Nhamo dream about after she sees the electric light?

(see the answer keys)

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