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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What skill does Iyer lie to the newcomer on the train about having?
(a) Ju-jitsu.
(b) Karate.
(c) Tae Kwon Do.
(d) Sharpshooting.

2. What does Kannan find in the tin where his wife keeps her money?
(a) Chocolates.
(b) Nothing.
(c) A note yelling at him.
(d) Her money.

3. Why does Shanta's teacher let her go home early?
(a) She can tell she is agitated.
(b) Because her father still hasn't paid her tuition bill.
(c) She doesn't; Shanta just slips out.
(d) She has a note from her mother.

4. How long has Thanapa been a mailman when he is first introduced in the text?
(a) This is a trick question; he is not a mailman.
(b) A very long time.
(c) This is a trick question; he is actually a butcher.
(d) Not long at all.

5. How long does it take Gopal to become ill?
(a) A very long time.
(b) Not very long at all; he gets sick quite suddenly.
(c) He doesn't get ill.
(d) It takes him several weeks.

6. Where does the talkative man sleep when the tiger comes?
(a) In a cave.
(b) In a palace.
(c) In a tent.
(d) In a converted train car.

7. How old is Kamakshi when the reader first meets her?
(a) 6 months.
(b) 12.
(c) 49.
(d) 17.

8. Who does the newcomer on the train force to move?
(a) A police officer.
(b) An old woman.
(c) A crying baby.
(d) A sleeping man.

9. Where does Kannan want to gamble?
(a) At the state capitol.
(b) At a place called Mantapam.
(c) At a place called Lucky Raja.
(d) In a secret game in his friend's basement.

10. What test taker number is Iswaren?
(a) 2,000.
(b) 2.
(c) 501.
(d) 120.

11. What kind of marriage does Ramanujan want for Kamakshi?
(a) One that pays off all of his debts.
(b) An arranged one.
(c) One that will allow him to travel on a boat.
(d) An expensive one.

12. What did Rama Rao used to do before he lost his business?
(a) Sell records.
(b) Sell fruit.
(c) Run a bank.
(d) Run a hospital.

13. What does Rama sell?
(a) Figurines.
(b) Good luck charms.
(c) Shoe shines.
(d) Indian snacks and coffee.

14. Where does Raju follow the man in the green jacket?
(a) Around the town fair.
(b) Around the airport.
(c) Around the town shopping mall.
(d) Around the bank.

15. What is Shanta learning at school?
(a) Her alphabet.
(b) How to tell time.
(c) None of these answers is correct.
(d) Her alphabet and how to tell time.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does entering the contest cost Rama Rao money?

2. How does Iswaren die?

3. How much does Rama earn each day in sales?

4. How does Atilla react to Ranga?

5. How long has it taken Soma to make his statue of a god?

(see the answer keys)

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