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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Samuel's father give him for Gaborone?
2. How do the rains look this year?
3. Why are the orphans usually brought to the farm?
4. Who does Mma Ramotswe learn everyone dislikes?
5. What can't people in town usually afford?
Short Essay Questions
1. What connection is there to the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency?
2. What is the significance of the scorpion story?
3. What happens in Chapter 9?
4. What is the significance of Mma Ramotswe's nostalgia?
5. Does Mma Makutsi parallel this deceit?
6. How does this actually reflect on Mma Ramotswe?
7. How do the two different investigations parallel?
8. Does the narrative suggest deceit as a tactic?
9. What is the significance of Mma Ramotswe's surge of grief?
10. Does the narrative similarly imply that Mma Makutsi is beautiful?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare the differences between Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi. How are their approaches different? What are their strengths and weaknesses as business-women?
Essay Topic 2
The landscape is often described by Mma Ramotswe in the narrative. How does the landscape affect her experiences? What is the significance of the land to the narrative?
Essay Topic 3
What do the opening chapters say about Mma Ramotswe's character? What goals does she have to achieve? How close does her character get to achieving those goals?
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