Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard Test | Final Test - Easy

Selamawi Asgedom
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who died soon after Haileab's birth, as described in "The Making of a Man"?
(a) Haileab's brother.
(b) Haileab's sister.
(c) Haileab's mother.
(d) Haileab's father.

2. Used to wealth and prestige back in his homeland, Haileab found himself metamorphosed into what in America, according to the author in "The Unmaking of a Man"?
(a) A rat.
(b) A slug.
(c) A snake.
(d) A beetle.

3. What does the author say his high school teachers did in order to help him achieve success?
(a) Bumped his grades up.
(b) Gave him money.
(c) Tutored him after school.
(d) Wrote letters to his parents.

4. Mawi's father was so helpful that the rebels wanted him to do what for them, as described in "Coffee Tales"?
(a) Be a spy.
(b) Be a healer.
(c) Be a soldier.
(d) Be a captain.

5. Where was Haileab raised?
(a) A factory.
(b) A castle.
(c) A mosque.
(d) A monastery.

6. Haileab decided to help the neighbors by cleaning up their leaves and getting garbage out of __________________.
(a) A ditch.
(b) A storm drain.
(c) The lake.
(d) The creek.

7. Mawi didn't have enough money for ___________, in "Eyeing the Mountaintop"?
(a) A ticket to Africa.
(b) College application fees.
(c) A new car.
(d) Food and clothing.

8. In what year was Haileab born?
(a) 1922.
(b) 1934.
(c) 1909.
(d) 1916.

9. What did Tewolde help the man whom he had taken the weight bench from find?
(a) Housing and a job.
(b) His wife and children.
(c) A bank to rob.
(d) His parents.

10. What did Mawi become during his senior year?
(a) A football star.
(b) A chess champion.
(c) President of Student Government.
(d) Engaged.

11. Mawi's brother was killed during what holiday break?
(a) Easter.
(b) Summer break.
(c) Christmas.
(d) Thanksgiving.

12. The man that Tewolde took the weight bench to in "Libee Migbar" was the same man from where?
(a) The church.
(b) The library.
(c) The bank.
(d) The cemetery.

13. Haileab surmised that if he went by himself to Sudan, the rebels would think he was just going to __________________.
(a) Donate money.
(b) See his family.
(c) Buy supplies.
(d) See the sights.

14. At what nearby college did Mawi use the sports facilities to exercise growing up?
(a) Wheaton College.
(b) Northwestern.
(c) Loyola.
(d) College of DuPage.

15. Tewolde wanted to clean windows at what building?
(a) The library.
(b) The hospital.
(c) The church.
(d) The candy store.

Short Answer Questions

1. What job did Mawi and Tewolde do first in order to make money in "Libee Migbar"?

2. What does "Libee Migbar" mean in English?

3. Where did Haileab work as a janitor in America in "The Unmaking of a Man"?

4. Haileab was unable to pass the test to get _______________.

5. When Haileab left his family, he did so because he knew that if they traveled with him, they would be ____________.

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