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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 starts while Nhamo is fighting against the current?
(a) The bird migration.
(b) Her panic attack.
(c) The fall rains.
(d) Her monthly bleeding.

2. In a dream, what does Crocodile Guts remind Nhamo to do?
(a) Listen to the njuzu.
(b) Pack food for her journey.
(c) Thank the ancestors.
(d) Have faith in her abilities.

3. Why is the boy in Nhamo's story making a rope?
(a) To climb to the sky.
(b) To pull his grandmother's farm closer.
(c) To wrap the world.
(d) To tie up his future wife.

4. Why is Nhamo so afraid when she dreams about Crocodile Guts?
(a) He was always mean to her.
(b) He is dead.
(c) She took his boat.
(d) She lied to him.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Nhamo yell at the big island for?

2. What does Nhamo take her grandmother to see when they reach their destination?

3. What does Grandmother pay to resolve the issue of the murdered man?

4. What comforts Nhamo after she is stung?

5. Who tells Nhamo to start working on her boat?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Grandmother reveal about Nhamo's father at the trading post?

2. What happens when the baboons on the island see Nhamo?

3. Why does Grandmother say Chipo never liked Nhamo?

4. What does Nhamo think her dream about Long Teats was trying to tell her?

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

6. How does Rosa try to help Nhamo?

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

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

9. What did Nhamo's grandmother do when her daughter was eaten by a leopard, and why is this so touching to Nhamo?

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

(see the answer keys)

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