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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. Why does Nhamo attack Dr. Van Heerden when he comes back from the city?
(a) She thinks he is a bad spirit.
(b) She thinks his dogs are attacking her.
(c) She thinks he wants her to leave.
(d) She thinks he wants to experiment on her.

2. What does the old man in the hospital do for Nhamo?
(a) Feeds her.
(b) Brushes her hair.
(c) Reads to her.
(d) Sings to her.

3. Where does Nhamo stay during the storm?
(a) Her overturned boat.
(b) An abandoned hut.
(c) A hollow tree.
(d) In a cave.

4. Where does Nhamo go for summer vacation?
(a) Her home village.
(b) Efifi.
(c) Her father's mountain.
(d) The island.

5. What news does a haze tell Nhamo one day at Efifi?
(a) Her father has passed on.
(b) Her family is waiting.
(c) Grandmother is dead.
(d) She has honored her mother.

Short Answer Questions

1. What time is Nhamo told to come back by her aunt?

2. What does Nhamo do when she tends to the livestock?

3. What does Nhamo notice about the first family she sees after the storm?

4. Why does the person Nhamo talks to at her family's house accept her?

5. What do the people in the village tell Nhamo to avoid on her journey?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Nhamo decide to avoid landmines as she continues her journey to Zimbabwe?

2. What happens in Nhamo's story about the farmer and the baboons?

3. What does Baba Joseph do to Nhamo's panga, and how does Nhamo feel about this?

4. Why did Nhamo take such a strong liking to Dr. Masuku?

5. What happens when a baboon gets onto Nhamo's platform?

6. How is Nhamo protected when she is chased after being seen by the white family, and how does she feel about this?

7. What does Nhamo do with the carcass she finds?

8. Why does the nganga think the leopard appeared to Nhamo?

9. Where is Nhamo's father?

10. What story does Nhamo tell Clever to cheer him up?

(see the answer keys)

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