Nervous Conditions Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Tsitsi Dangarembga
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Seven.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what type of bed does Tambu's mother sleep?
(a) A reed mat.
(b) A featherbed.
(c) A bamboo mat.
(d) A dirt floor.

2. Which of the following is NOT a tradition observed by Babamukuru's family at the dinner table?
(a) The food is kept on warmers until Babamukuru is ready to eat.
(b) Babamukuru dictates the menu.
(c) Babamukuru is always served first.
(d) Babamukuru serves the rest of the family, thus controlling their portions.

3. How does Tambu feel about herself when she sees herself in the mirror on the first day of school?
(a) She thinks she looks ugly.
(b) She thinks she still looks poor.
(c) She thinks she looks rich.
(d) She thinks she looks pretty.

4. How do the village women react to Tambu's cooking skills?
(a) They chide her.
(b) They praise her.
(c) They are confused by her.
(d) They ignore her.

5. What language does Tambu and her family speak at home?
(a) Mande.
(b) Yoruba.
(c) Igbo.
(d) Shona.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the first relative to be served at Tambu's dinner party?

2. What year does Nhamo die?

3. Which of the following is NOT a chore Tambu is expected to complete while visiting her family at the homestead?

4. What task is Tambu asked to do for the visiting relatives?

5. Which of the following is NOT something Lucia is accused of while staying at the homestead?

(see the answer key)

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