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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 kind of house does Nhamo's family live in?
(a) Hut.
(b) House.
(c) Apartment.
(d) Mansion.

2. With what do the baboons in Nhamo's story fill a goat skin?
(a) Dirt.
(b) Banana peels.
(c) Droppings.
(d) Hay.

3. Where did Nhamo's grandfather make his fortune?
(a) In the steel mines.
(b) In the fishing business.
(c) In the chrome mines.
(d) In the research profession.

4. What does the farmer in Nhamo's story do to get back at the baboons?
(a) Kidnaps their leader.
(b) Takes their food.
(c) Digs a pit.
(d) Poisons the waterhole.

5. What kind of tree does Nhamo find in a cave?
(a) Fig.
(b) Lucky Bean.
(c) Mulberry.
(d) Banana.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first vehicle Nhamo sees?

2. What is Nhamo's mother doing in her dream after she sees the goat underground?

3. What does Nhamo do to comfort her cousin who gets teased?

4. What news does Nhamo get about Masvita during summer vacation?

5. Where does Nhamo get the idea to plug the holes in the boat?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What does Nhamo hear in a haze one day, and how does this affect her?

3. Why is Nhamo not allowed to stay overnight in the village?

4. What does Nhamo hear about her village in a letter, and how does this make her feel?

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

6. What does the nganga say after hearing Nhamo's story?

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

8. Who takes Nhamo to meet her family, and how does she feel when she gets there?

9. What does Nhamo realize when she sees the margarine advertisement again?

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

(see the answer keys)

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