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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. Who was sweating over an open fire?
(c) The eldest son.
(d) The carpenter.
2. What is cooking on the open fire?
(c) Akara Balls.
3. Jonathan was breathless while _____.
4. Jonathan opens a small ___ box with a key to get the money out.
5. What sound rings through the sky after the money demand is made?
(b) Striking of the new hour by the watchman.
(d) Gun fire.
Short Answer Questions
1. At first, how does Jonathan respond to the thief leader's suggestion to call someone else for help?
2. How many more voices did Jonathan think he heard outside his house after the thief's offer?
3. What does Jonathan finally answer to the thief leader's suggestion to call someone else for help?
4. Silence followed after the thief and his men _______________.
5. After the robbery what time do the neighbors come to Jonathan's home?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jonathan do or say to convince the thief he does not have the amount of the requested ransom?
2. Why does Jonathan refuse the leader thief's mocking offer?
3. What does Jonathan offer the thief and how does the thief leader and his men respond?
4. Why is the family even more frightened after the thieves call for help?
5. How does Achebe show possible military corruption in the story when the thief is offering to call for help on behalf of the Iwegbu family?
6. How does the leader of the theives exercise his authority with his men?
7. How do you know about what time it is when Jonathan falls asleep?
8. Why do the men with the thief leader disagree with him?
9. What does the thief think civil peace is?
10. What causes Jonathan to wake so suddenly?
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