Nervous Conditions Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the school at which the nuns work?
(a) Immaculate Conception.
(b) Our Lady of Sorrows.
(c) Sacred Heart.
(d) Saint Paul.

2. Where is Tambu's mother lying when the family first arrives?
(a) In the bedroom.
(b) Near the latrine.
(c) In the fields.
(d) On the kitchen floor.

3. Who forbids Nyasha from coming to visit Tambu at school?
(a) Babamukuru.
(b) Tambu.
(c) Maiguru.
(d) The nuns.

4. How many people arrive at the homestead to celebrate Babamukuru's arrival?
(a) 34.
(b) 24.
(c) 14.
(d) 44.

5. What job does Babamukuru find for Lucia?
(a) A maid.
(b) A cook.
(c) A driver.
(d) A nurse.

6. What color is the fabric purchased for the bridesmaids' dresses?
(a) Peach.
(b) Green.
(c) Pink.
(d) Yellow.

7. Who is put in charge of overseeing the food during the duration of the trip home?
(a) Maiguru.
(b) Nyasha.
(c) Tambu.
(d) Lucia.

8. Which of the following characters does NOT fall to their knees in gratitude to Babamukuru?
(a) Maiguru.
(b) Ma'Shingayi.
(c) Tambu.
(d) Lucia.

9. What does Lucia threaten to do to Ma'Shingayi's baby if she doesn't get out of bed?
(a) Bury him.
(b) Poison him.
(c) Drown him.
(d) Stab him.

10. What happens when students are "screened out"?
(a) They are sent to a different school in another town.
(b) They are left to repeat their same grade.
(c) They are promoted to a higher grade.
(d) They are kicked out of the school.

11. Which of the following is NOT a chore Tambu is expected to complete while visiting her family at the homestead?
(a) Fetching the water.
(b) Harvesting the fields.
(c) Cleaning the latrine.
(d) Washing the clothes.

12. What is the name of the man Lucia arrived at the homestead with?
(a) Makesure.
(b) Suremake.
(c) Suretake.
(d) Takesure.

13. During what month of the year does Tambu return home to the village for the first time?
(a) June.
(b) March.
(c) December.
(d) September.

14. Which of the following is NOT a purchase Maiguru makes at the general store for Tambu to take with her to her new school?
(a) Rice pudding.
(b) Fruit juice.
(c) Tinned jam.
(d) Tomato sauce.

15. How many friends does Nyasha have at school?
(a) None.
(b) Two.
(c) Three.
(d) One.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Which of the following is the same about Ma'Shingayi and Lucia at the time when Tambu comes to visit?

3. How does Tambu feel about Lucia's outburst in the family meeting, at which she promises to leave the homestead, taking Ma'Shingayi with her?

4. Which of the following characters does NOT object to Tambu accepting a scholarship from the nuns?

5. What does Nyasha do to her father that causes him to go into a blind fury, repeatedly slamming her head into the floor?

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