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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following characters is NOT blamed by Babamukuru for Nyasha's wild ways?
2. On what type of bed does Tambu's mother sleep?
(a) A dirt floor.
(b) A featherbed.
(c) A bamboo mat.
(d) A reed mat.
3. What is the name of the man Lucia arrived at the homestead with?
4. 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.
5. How are Ma'Shingayi and Lucia related?
(a) They are cousins.
(b) They are sisters.
(c) Lucia is Ma'Shingayi's aunt.
(d) Ma'Shingayi is Lucia's mother.
6. Which of the following characters does NOT accompany Tambu to her new school with the nuns?
7. While Nyasha is at the hospital, where is Tambu sent?
(a) Back to school.
(b) To the homestead.
(c) To church.
(d) To Babamukuru's home.
8. Who runs back to Babamukuru to tell him that Nyasha is alone with a boy?
9. How many people arrive at the homestead to celebrate Babamukuru's arrival?
10. Which of the following male characters compliments Maiguru on how hard she works and tells her that she may go to bed?
(c) Tete Peter.
11. How many scholarships do the nuns offer to the students at the missionary school?
12. What is the name of the boy who teaches Nyasha new dance steps?
13. What does Chido call Nyasha for refusing to back down to Babamukuru's anger?
(a) A fool.
(b) A child.
(c) A hero.
(d) A coward.
14. How does Tambu travel to the nun's school?
(a) By taxi.
(b) By bus.
(c) By plane.
(d) By foot.
15. For which holiday does the city host a dance for the school-age children?
(a) New Year's.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is NOT something Ma'Shingayi accuses Maiguru of during the family meeting?
2. What is Babamukuru's only expense at Tambu's new school?
3. When Ma'Shingayi gives birth, what does she have?
4. Which of the following students scores the highest on the end-of-term exams?
5. Which of the following characters does NOT object to Tambu accepting a scholarship from the nuns?
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