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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. Who is Mma Isang trying to keep from the new arch ceremony?
(a) Hector and Dorcas.
(b) The night men.
(d) Nelson and the narrator.
2. Who is Dorcas' long-lost brother?
3. What omen does the village receive on the night the narrator moves into Nelson's home?
(a) A lion attack.
(b) A cool, clear night.
(c) A windstorm.
(d) A rainstorm.
4. How long is Nelson imprisoned after the accusations are made against him?
(a) Twelve hours.
(b) Two days.
(c) Three days.
(d) One day.
5. Who leads the group in opposition to Nelson?
(a) Neither of these.
(d) Both of these.
Short Answer Questions
1. What glass work has Nelson been creating based on a glass sculpture he created as a child?
2. What items are brought in for the baby to see when it is born?
3. Who chooses the topics for the debates?
4. What is the narrator doing when a group of villagers, led by Hector, come to speak with Nelson?
5. What decision is the narrator struggling with regarding Tsau and Nelson Denoon?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the village react to Nelson and the narrator becoming a couple? What happens that night?
2. What requests does Dineo make of the narrator in order for her to be able to take Nelson to Gaborone?
3. Why does the narrator leave the villager's presentation of Lamentations of Women?
4. What honor does the narrator receive in Tsau? How does she feel about what she's been asked to do?
5. What changes do we see in Nelson and the narrator as a result of Nelson's malaria?
6. Why does the scheduled debate over God bother the narrator so much? How does Nelson feel?
7. What new sign of trouble emerges in Tsau after the issue with the guns and the bartering have been called into question?
8. How does the narrator react when Nelson shows her a political diagram of the women in the village? Why? How does Nelson react? Why? Are their reactions characteristic of them?
9. What argument do Nelson and the narrator have the day after the debate? Why is this significant?
10. How does the narrator feel after Nelson is found in the desert and back in Tsau? What does this mean for their future?
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