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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the Boer have on the farm?
(a) A knife.
(b) A bow and arrow.
(c) A gun.
(d) A wagon.

2. What does Lena do after Boesman returns from getting shelter materials?
(a) Cooks prawns.
(b) Builds the shelter.
(c) Sings and dances.
(d) Washes clothes.

3. Who goes into the shelter at the end of Act 1?
(a) Lena.
(b) Outa.
(c) Zachariah.
(d) Boesman.

4. What followed Lena all the way back to Korsten?
(a) A dog.
(b) A black man.
(c) The police.
(d) A white man.

5. How does Boesman carry his load?
(a) On a wagon.
(b) On his back.
(c) On his head.
(d) On his shoulders.

6. What did the white man do to Lena and Boesman's village?
(a) Looted it.
(b) Bulldozed it.
(c) Raided it.
(d) Flooded it.

7. For what does Boesman say Lena almost broke her neck from looking behind her so much?
(a) Her daughter.
(b) Her dog.
(c) Her cat.
(d) Her son.

8. What does the Afrikaan word "maer" mean?
(a) Thin.
(b) Fat.
(c) Soft.
(d) Angry.

9. What does Lena say she'll do once she's got a new name?
(a) Leave Boesman.
(b) Give up dancing.
(c) Stop singing.
(d) Become a nun.

10. What did Lena find when she went into the dark to find shelter materials?
(a) A piece of iron.
(b) A blanket.
(c) A few bottles.
(d) A few pieces of wood.

11. What does Boesman tell Lena she should have done at the white family's house?
(a) Killed them.
(b) Borrowed their clothes.
(c) Gone with them.
(d) Burned down the house.

12. What does "kaalgat" mean?
(a) Cleaned.
(b) Naked.
(c) Razed.
(d) Born.

13. What is "Swartkops?"
(a) A person.
(b) A river.
(c) A gem.
(d) A building.

14. Boesman tells Lena to tell the old man what?
(a) To buy wine.
(b) To cook.
(c) To go.
(d) To stay.

15. Who says, "I want my life. Where is it"?
(a) Boesman.
(b) Lena.
(c) Outa.
(d) Athol.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lena keep trying to figure out during Act 1?

2. What does Lena say about Boesman's heart?

3. What does Lena say that Boesman was this morning?

4. What does Lena give to Outa after he sits?

5. What did Lena and Boesman collect after Redhouse?

(see the answer keys)

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