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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After Mr. Biswas completes his house In Book 2, Chapter 3, which relative moves in with him?
(a) Seth.
(b) Anand.
(c) Ramchand.
(d) Bipti.

2. What problem does Mr. Biswas have with the back door of his new house?
(a) It is hung upside down.
(b) It will not lock.
(c) It will not close completely.
(d) It is missing.

3. What does Mr. Biswas purchase through a government sponsored loan?
(a) A house.
(b) An apartment.
(c) An automobile.
(d) An office building.

4. Which character does Owad attack verbally?
(a) Savi.
(b) Mrs. Tulsi.
(c) Anand.
(d) Seth.

5. Who institutes the Deserving Destitutes Fund?
(a) The Department of Family and Children's Services.
(b) The directors of the newspaper.
(c) Mrs. Tulsi.
(d) The Community Welfare Department.

6. In Book 2, Chapter 6, what literature does Owad leave around the house?
(a) Democratic Left.
(b) The New Libertarian.
(c) Soviet Weekly.
(d) The International Socialist Review.

7. When does Mr. Biswas make the final decision to purchase the house?
(a) Monday night.
(b) Tuesday morning.
(c) Thursday morning.
(d) The next week.

8. What type of club does Owad join after he returns home?
(a) A political club.
(b) A tennis club.
(c) A chess club.
(d) A yacht club.

9. Who is Mr. Biswas' supervisor at the new government agency?
(a) Miss Logie.
(b) Mrs. Tulsi.
(c) Miss Sigand.
(d) Mr. Armand.

10. What color does Mr. Biswas paint his typewriter?
(a) Yellow.
(b) Silver.
(c) Black.
(d) Blue.

11. What about the house surprises Mr. Biswas?
(a) The hidden room under the staircase.
(b) Shoddy construction and multiple defects.
(c) The bright yellow bathroom.
(d) There is a boarder living upstairs.

12. Whom does Mr. Biswas meet in the café?
(a) A widower.
(b) A co-worker.
(c) His brother, Pratap.
(d) A solicitor's clerk.

13. What does W.C. Tuttle purchase in Book 2, Chapter 5?
(a) A motorcycle.
(b) An apartment.
(c) A house.
(d) An automobile.

14. In Book 2, Chapter 1, where does Mr. Biswas find his mother living?
(a) With his brother Prasad.
(b) With his brother Pratap.
(c) With Mrs. Tulsi.
(d) In a mud hovel.

15. How does the editor react to Mr. Biswas' free work?
(a) He offers Mr. Biswas $15 a week to proofread articles.
(b) He gives Mr. Biswas construction supplies.
(c) He offers Mr. Biswas $15 a week to write articles.
(d) He promotes Mr. Biswas to head custodian.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mrs. Tulsi purchase in Port of Spain?

2. Which character receives a scholarship to the university?

3. When his commute to work becomes difficult, where does Mr. Biswas find lodging?

4. What happens to the family's first orange crop?

5. Which character enrolls in remedial classes at the college?

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