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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the talkative man lecture the villagers on?
(a) How to use fertilizer.
(b) Why his clothes are semi-waterproof.
(c) How his medicines can cure all kinds of ills.
(d) What his figurines represent.

2. After he retires, what does Govind Singh receive each month from his employer?
(a) A bushel of apples.
(b) A small pension.
(c) A bus pass.
(d) A box of stationery.

3. What musical instrument did the talkative man play in his youth?
(a) The flute.
(b) The guitar.
(c) The piano.
(d) The lyre.

4. Where is Rajam Iyer's train headed?
(a) Paris.
(b) Bangalore.
(c) Thailand.
(d) New York.

5. How does the astrologer's wife respond to his tale of nearly killing someone?
(a) She faints.
(b) She divorces him.
(c) She is shocked.
(d) She is mad that he didn't finish the job.

6. What goals does the talkative man have for himself and his music?
(a) Just to play at the village temple.
(b) To play with Yo Yo Ma one day.
(c) To get his vision back.
(d) To become rich and famous.

7. What goals does the talkative man's music teacher have for himself and his music?
(a) To play with Yo Yo Ma one day.
(b) Just to play at the village temple.
(c) To get his vision back.
(d) To become rich and famous.

8. Why do the street names supposedly need to be changed?
(a) Because they have a lot of misspellings.
(b) Because they are all British.
(c) Because they are running out of words to use.
(d) Because they are not formalized.

9. What kind of house does Kannan live in?
(a) A mansion.
(b) No house at all: he is homeless.
(c) A regular house -- not too big, not too small.
(d) A small hut.

10. What does the talkative man sell for a living?
(a) Medicines.
(b) Fertilizer.
(c) Figurines.
(d) Clothes.

11. How many times has Iswaren failed his exam?
(a) None -- he is taking it for the first time in this story.
(b) 2.
(c) 3.
(d) Many.

12. What day does Swami not want to go to school on?
(a) Wednesday.
(b) Saturday.
(c) Tuesday.
(d) Monday.

13. In what region is the village the talkative man goes to visit when he encounters the tiger?
(a) The mountain region.
(b) The Mempi region.
(c) The desert region.
(d) The Bengalore region.

14. What causes the family that Velan works for to rent out their house?
(a) A tornado comes through the city.
(b) The people need the tax break.
(c) The master of the house dies.
(d) There is a mean family feud.

15. Who helps Dr. Raman perform an operation on Gopal?
(a) Two people who offer to help from the street.
(b) Gopal's wife.
(c) His assistants.
(d) No one; he must do the procedure alone.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Raju go to see how much money he has stolen?

2. How does the talkative man finally take down the statue of Frederick Lawley?

3. What is the first job Velan gets after leaving his hometown?

4. What does Shanta plan to wear to the movies?

5. What skill does Iyer lie to the newcomer on the train about having?

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