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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 9, what do Wariinga and Gaturia find at the cave when they arrive with the workers?
2. In Chapter 11, where are the American banks from that are established in Ilmorog?
3. In Chapter 9 when Wariinga observes thieves waddling to their cars, what animal are they compared to?
4. In Chapter 11, from what book in the Bible is a quote on the invitation cards that Gatuiria's parents have sent out?
5. In Chapter 6, how many degrees does Mwireri wa Mukiraai say that he has?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 10, what is Wariinga doing for a living and for herself?
2. In Chapter 12, how does Wariinga dress?
3. In Chapter 9, how does it end at the cave?
4. In Chapter 11, when Wariinga's mother mentions her duaghter, what does Gatuiria say?
5. In Chapter 8, what does Wariinga dream about?
6. In Chapter 6, what does Wariinga learn about the person who thwarted her suicide attempts?
7. In Chapter 6, why does Mwaura warn Wariinga and Gatuiria not to return to the cave?
8. In Chapter 11, how have foreigners taken over Ilmorog?
9. What is Nditika's idea in Chapter 7?
10. In Chapter 7, what does the leader of the foreign delegation say after Mukiraai's speech?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are two groups present at the Devil’s feast: the thieves and robbers of Ilmorog and the thieves and robbers from foreign countries. How would you describe the two groups? What is the relationship of the groups to one another? Is one group dominant over the other?
Essay Topic 2
Gitutu and Kihaahu will do anything to make money. What are some things that Gitutu and Kihaahu have made money? What are their ideas for making even more money? What do their views reveal about their ethics and morality?
Essay Topic 3
What nightmare does Wariinga frequently have, and what does it symbolize?
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