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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 question does Rosa ask of Clare when they are looking at the empty apartment?
(a) "Why do you go on with it."
(b) "Why do you want to live here?"
(c) "Won't giving this apartment to a this girl cause you trouble?"
(d) "Why do you want to keep me involved?"
2. What is Darlene doing in the public square?
(a) Playing with two boys.
(b) Reading a book.
(c) Eating her lunch.
(d) Kissing a young man.
3. What does Rosa remark that Fats will do if she is caught at his home by the police?
(a) Know what words to say to get her out of trouble.
(b) Know who to talk to at the station.
(c) Know who to give the brandy to.
(d) Know who to give the money to.
4. With what were the two hotel rooms where Rosa stayed filled?
(d) Bed linens.
5. Whose car does Conrad drive?
(a) Cathy Burger's.
(b) His own.
(d) Lionel Burger's.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is shouted in the courtroom after Lionel Burger speaks?
2. What is the main topic of conversation between the men at Fats' home?
3. What is the last trial in which Cathy and Lionel stand accused together?
4. What is Greer's outlook on the future of the blacks of South Africa, as he states at Fats' house?
5. Why does Rosa move out of the cottage?
Short Essay Questions
1. What recollections does Rosa have and why is she thinking about the past in after her visit to the Terblanche's home?
2. What cloak and dagger stuff has Rosa been involved in in the past, and what were the results?
3. What memory does Rosa describe as she and Conrad stop in front of her dad's house one evening while taking a walk?
4. At the beginning of the novel, how is Rosa's age crucial to the intensity of the story?
5. How is Rosa's life different than her cousin who carries her name?
6. What politics are the Burgers involved in and what is their stand on the issue?
7. What occupation is Lionel Burger's and how does his social standing affect his views?
8. In the first section of the novel pages 9-39, many points of view are used. Whose points of view is the story told from?
9. What is the argument that the men have at Fats' home concerning black athletes?
10. How does Rosa view Clare?
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