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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. After the narrator has been in Tsau a couple of days, who tells her the village has no room for one more and she must leave as soon as possible?
(a) Mma Isang.
(b) Isang Mma.
(c) No one told her this.
2. What month is the narrator traveling to Tsau?
3. What does the narrator fear may attack during her trip to Tsau?
4. Who would like to see Nelson and the narrator together as a couple?
(a) Mma Isang.
(c) Grace Denoon.
5. Where does Nelson ask the narrator to have dinner when he returns to Tsau?
(a) Mma Isang's house.
(b) His house.
(c) The rondavel.
(d) The narrator's house.
Short Answer Questions
1. What color is Nelson Denoon's hair?
2. How old is the narrator when she starts her journey to Gaborone at the beginning of the book?
3. Where does the narrator stop before heading to Tsau?
4. Who does the narrator call "my boys" during her trip to Tsau?
5. Where do Grace and the narrator find Nelson Denoon?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator discover through her thesis work in the African bush? Is it what she expected?
2. What does Dineo question about the narrator's cover story after the narrator has been in Tsau for a few days and why?
3. The narrator travels across the desert to Tsau with two donkeys. How does she feel about them? Why?
4. What secret does the narrator learn from "Z"?
5. Nelson leaves Tsau on retreat for four days. Why doesn't he tell the narrator why or where he is going? How does the narrator react?
6. What happens when the narrator is summoned before the Mother Committee? What must she do to stay in Tsau?
7. What kinds of jokes does the narrator tell Nelson after dinner at Mma Isang's? Why?
8. How does land ownership and currency work in Tsau? What observations does the narrator make?
9. What drives the narrator to contact Nelson Denoon?
10. What does the narrator take with her to Tsau? Why is this significant?
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