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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. Why do the Smalls lead their children away from the party in Section 9?
(a) Many are fighting.
(b) Many are drunk.
(c) It is too loud.
(d) It is too dangerous.
2. What does the chief do that surprises the Smalls?
(a) He speaks in Afrikaans.
(b) He speaks in English.
(c) He speaks in Chinese.
(d) He speaks in Russian.
3. What does Bam think they should have brought to the chief?
4. Where has Martha seen a photograph?
(a) In a coffee table book.
(b) July sent one home.
(c) Martha saw one of Maureen and Bam.
(d) In her school books.
5. Who does Maureen hear as she runs through the jungle at the end of the book?
(a) The chief.
(b) Her family.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maureen begin doing with her time in Section 7?
2. Who drives the car with the family in Section 7?
3. What do Daniel and July do when they see the chief in Section 8?
4. What can the Small not find once they get home from meeting the village chief?
5. Who is the first man the Smalls meet on their way to the chief?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is July’s feeling about Maureen working in the fields, and why?
2. What does it imply that the chief can speak in English, but doesn’t at first?
3. Explain how July sees his chief.
4. Why does Maureen give a final belittling speech to July, and what does she say?
5. What does Bam mean when he says July is “shrewdy”?
6. Describe what Bam’s feeding of the children shows, in terms of his role in the household, compared to his previous life?
7. Where has Daniel gone in Section 10, and what does this mean for Maureen and her family?
8. Why do you think Gina and the kids are so readily accepted, but Bam and Maureen are not?
9. Explain why Maureen thinks they need to leave in Section 9.
10. What does Bam try to explain about why the chief shouldn’t kill his own people?
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