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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What makes everyone run to the river?
2. Where does Rachel go after Ruth May's death?
(b) South Africa
(d) The United States
3. How long does Ruth May stay in bed?
(a) One month
(b) One week
(c) Five months
(d) Three weeks
4. What does Mother promise to help Rachel learn to do?
(c) Haul water
(d) Braid her hair
5. What does Leah create controversy over wanting to do?
(a) Marry Pascal
(b) Participate in the big hunt
(c) Preach in the church
(d) Eat ants
6. Why do the mother and daughters want to go back to Kilanga?
(a) To kill the man who killed the youngest daughter
(b) To find their father
(c) To put a grave marker up for the youngest daughter
(d) To look for the things that they left behind
7. What does Leah begin to wonder?
(a) If Eeban Axelroot is selling diamonds
(b) If Pascal likes her
(c) If her father is wrong to keep them in the Congo
(d) If Adah can care for the chickens
8. Who has not changed in the Congo?
9. Which baby does Orleanna think overtakes the mother?
(a) The last
(b) The neediest
(c) The twins
(d) The first
10. What does Anatole tell Leah not to say?
(a) That she hates Africa
(b) That she loves him
(c) That she wants to go home
(d) That she'll go with him to Leopoldville
11. Who does the green mamba bite?
(c) Ruth May
12. The way that Nathan pronounces "Bangala" makes the word mean what?
(a) The poisonwood tree
13. For what does Adah think that Mother waits?
14. Where does Orleanna put Ruth May's body?
(a) The hammock
(b) The dining room table
(c) Her bed
(d) The couch
15. What is Leah learning?
(b) Bow hunting
(d) Basket weaving
Short Answer Questions
1. How long after the Congo's independence does Congress look into the United States' secret operations?
2. What does Anatole mourn for on January 17?
3. What is the safe place that Ruth May thinks of in case she dies?
4. What did Ruth May see in Eeban Axelroot's plane?
5. How old is Rachel on her birthday?
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