A Girl Named Disaster Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Nancy Farmer
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the trader's wife?

2. What is a zango?

3. Who tells Nhamo to find more people in her life?

4. What does Nhamo use to hollow out her boat?

5. What is Nhamo's mother's name?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the muvuki determine will be done to make payment for the dead man?

2. What does Nhamo dream about after being stung?

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

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

5. How does Nhamo figure out a better way to hollow out 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 happens when the baboons on the island see Nhamo?

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

10. What makes Nhamo upset as the family is travelling to the trading post, and how is this resolved?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Persistence is a major attribute possessed by some of the main characters. Which characters have this trait, and how does it affect their role in the plot?

Essay Topic 2

Acceptance is a strong theme in this book. Which characters present this theme, and how does it affect the plot?

Essay Topic 3

Fear is a major motivating factor for a number of characters in this book. Which characters are most affected by this, and what are some of the different ways this fear is manifested?

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