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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. Who is the new Prime Minister of the Congo?
(a) Anatole Tataba
(b) Pascal Mwanza
(c) Patrice Lumumba
(d) Tata Ndu

2. Where does the family put the only mirror?
(a) Rachel's bedroom
(b) The kitchen
(c) The bathroom
(d) The living room

3. What do the girls find after the rain?
(a) A nest of birds
(b) An old shirt
(c) A basket
(d) A toy boat

4. What does Anatole send after having dinner with the Prices?
(a) A boy named Nelson
(b) A card
(c) A basket of food
(d) A chicken

5. What does Orleanna make for the picnic at Easter?
(a) Fried chicken
(b) Potato salad
(c) Prime rib
(d) Pork ribs

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Anatole have on his face?

2. Orleanna was a child of what era?

3. Mama Mwanza does not have what part of her body?

4. When is Rachel's birthday?

5. Who shows up at the Price's in January?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens in Book 2 that makes the Price family and the villagers think that Adah has died? What really happened?

2. In Book 1, Rachel feels like the family is "in for it" in the Congo. Why do you think that Rachel feels this way?

3. How did Orleanna meet Nathan? How did their relationship change?

4. What is Leah's relationship with her father like in Book 1?

5. Orleanna says that her journey in Africa came to a bad end in Book 1. What do you think will happen that will make Orleanna's journey end badly?

6. In Book 1, Orleanna says, "Married to a man who would never love her, she stays his wife because it was what she can do." What do you think she means by this?

7. Who is Anatole? Why is Nathan angry with Anatole?

8. What are some of the superstitions that the villagers have? Why do you think they have these superstitions?

9. What is the Verse? Why do the girls get the Verse? Who is really to blame?

10. Why do you think Orleanna stays with Nathan despite the ways that he treats her?

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