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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. When are the apprentices shot?
2. In "Chapter 15", how is the night described?
3. In "Chapter 16", what does Boubacar enjoy about the march?
4. Who does Bakayoko visit first when he returns?
5. Why do the Frenchmen visit with Isnard in "Chapter 14"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Bakayoko feel when he first arrives in Dakar?
2. How does Dejean first react to Bakayoko's return in "Chapter 15"?
3. How does the general strike in "Chapter 17" affect the union?
4. In "Epilogue", what problems does union management have with Isnard?
5. What happens when N'Deye Touti and Bakayoko discuss marriage in "Chapter 18"?
6. In "Chapter 19", what happens to Keita in prison?
7. What happens when the women reach the Vatican?
8. How is the father of Maimouna's children revealed?
9. What do the apprentices use their sling shots for?
10. What happens on the third day of the march to Dakar?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What message does the author convey about tradition vs. progress in "God's Bits of Wood"?
Essay Topic 2
There are several scenes of violence in this novel. What is the purpose of this violence and the way it is described?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the theme of oppression in this novel. Consider the groups of people and individuals who are oppressed. What message does the author convey about oppression?
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