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Tsitsi Dangarembga
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following characters stays behind after the holidays to care for Ma'Shingayi?
(a) Nyasha.
(b) Maiguru.
(c) Tambu.
(d) Lucia.

2. Which of the following male characters compliments Maiguru on how hard she works and tells her that she may go to bed?
(a) Babamukuru.
(b) Thomas.
(c) Tete Peter.
(d) Jeremiah.

3. Why is Nyasha favored within the school system?
(a) Because she is the headmaster's daughter.
(b) Because she comes from a wealthy family.
(c) Because she is well-traveled and well-respected.
(d) Because she is the smartest in the class.

4. Who claims that Babamukuru is beating Nyasha because she is a girl?
(a) Babamukuru.
(b) Chido.
(c) Tambu.
(d) Maiguru.

5. How long does Nyasha sleep when she's getting a good night's sleep?
(a) 3-4 hours.
(b) 5-6 hours.
(c) 7-8 hours.
(d) 9-10 hours.

Short Answer Questions

1. For which holiday does the city host a dance for the school-age children?

2. How does Babamukuru react to his daughter's end-of-term exam scores?

3. How does Tambu react to her first school dance?

4. During what month of the year does Tambu return home to the village for the first time?

5. Which of the following characters is the only one allowed in the family meeting regarding Lucia's presence on the homestead?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Maiguru responsible for during the trip to the homestead, and how does she react to this responsibility?

2. How does Tambu feel about having to return to the homestead to visit her family for Christmas?

3. How does Tambu feel about the village latrine?

4. What is Tambu's punishment for refusing to attend her parents' wedding?

5. Why do nuns from the Sacred Heart arrive at the mission school?

6. How does Lucia rouse Ma'Shingayi from her depression?

7. What does Nyasha find most strange about the white people who live at the mission?

8. What causes Lucia to burst out of the kitchen during the family meeting and attack Takesure?

9. What is the process of being "screened out" at school and why does Nyasha fear it?

10. How does Ma'Shingayi feel about Tambu winning the scholarship?

(see the answer keys)

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