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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 were the only villagers spared in the slaughter of the Ewe tribe?
(a) The children.
(b) The young.
(c) The elderly.
(d) The women.
2. What is the average life span of a slave?
(a) 20 years.
(b) 12 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 3 years.
3. What advice does Amari give Tidbit when he is pulled in from out of the water in Part Five?
(a) That his mother loves him.
(b) That he should swim as fast as he can.
(c) That he should not fear the allilgators.
(d) That he will survive this day.
4. What is not part of the Ewe definition of hospitality?
(a) Making food.
(b) Providing entertainment.
(c) Supplying music.
(d) Seeking payment.
5. What advice does Afi offer Amari if she is chosen by a crew hand in Part One?
(a) To smile radiantly.
(b) To fight violently.
(c) To sing loudly.
(d) To submit silently.
Short Answer Questions
1. What further punishment does Mr. Derby give Myna after her whipping?
2. Which slave is given Isabelle's baby to care for?
3. What type of root does Amari ask Teenie to show her in Part Three?
4. Why does Teenie not know her exact age?
5. What might be the function of the story of Chief Agokoli?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the life expectancy of a slave about five years?
2. How does Polly's certificate of indenture help to establish the setting of the novel?
3. Describe the alligator hunt in Part Five.
4. Describe the slaughter of the Ewe tribe at the celebration dinner.
5. Why does Cato tell Teenie to let Tidbit go in Part Six?
6. What is the order of power in the Derby household?
7. Describe the song the Ewe tribe sings at the celebration for the white visitors in Part One.
8. How are Teenie and Tidbit helpful to Amari?
9. What does Polly hope to gain from her time at the Derby farm?
10. What types of food and activities are planned for the white guests in Part One?
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