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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After the holidays, how long will Tambu and Nyasha be separated before the beginning of the next school year?
(a) Three months.
(b) They will not be separated.
(c) Three weeks.
(d) Three days.
2. On what type of bed does Tambu's mother sleep?
(a) A featherbed.
(b) A bamboo mat.
(c) A reed mat.
(d) A dirt floor.
3. Who is put in charge of purchasing material for the dresses to be used in Jeremiah and Ma'Shingayi's wedding?
4. How does Nyasha feel about the upcoming school exams?
(a) She is confused.
(b) She is apathetic.
(c) She is amused.
(d) She is terrified.
5. What does Nyaradzo's family do for a living?
(a) They are missionaries.
(b) They are doctors.
(c) They are unemployed.
(d) They are farmers.
6. Who is put in charge of overseeing the food during the duration of the trip home?
7. Which of the following characters is NOT blamed by Babamukuru for Nyasha's wild ways?
8. Which of the following topics does Nyasha frequently discuss in her letters to Tambu?
(a) Her diet.
(b) Her crushes.
(c) Her grades.
(d) Her chores.
9. Which of the following characters does NOT fall to their knees in gratitude to Babamukuru?
10. Who is the first person Maiguru stays with after leaving Babamukuru?
(a) Her brother.
(c) Tete Gladys.
11. Which of the following male characters compliments Maiguru on how hard she works and tells her that she may go to bed?
(b) Tete Peter.
12. What is Babamukuru's only expense at Tambu's new school?
(a) Her tuition.
(b) Her books.
(c) Her uniform.
(d) Her lodging.
13. How does Tambu react to her first school dance?
(a) She is bored.
(b) She is overwhelmed.
(c) She enjoys herself fully.
(d) She is confused.
14. What happens when students are "screened out"?
(a) They are promoted to a higher grade.
(b) They are sent to a different school in another town.
(c) They are kicked out of the school.
(d) They are left to repeat their same grade.
15. Which of the following students scores the highest on the end-of-term exams?
Short Answer Questions
1. How many friends does Nyasha have at school?
2. What part of Nyasha's recent behavior at exam times worries Maiguru?
3. How long does Nyasha sleep when she's getting a good night's sleep?
4. Which of the following is NOT something Lucia is accused of while staying at the homestead?
5. Who makes the final decision to kick Lucia off the homestead?
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