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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 is NOT something Maisha had when she left for work a few days ago?
(a) Pair of black jeans.
(b) Long artificial fingernails.
(c) Newly bleached skin.
(d) Freshly applied perm.
2. What does Mama do for her children when they are hungry on Christmas morning?
(a) Makes oatmeal.
(b) Gives them toast.
(c) Gives them glue to sniff.
(d) Takes them out for breakfast.
3. What does Naema's boyfriend give her on Christmas?
(a) A scarf.
(b) A cooked chicken leg.
(c) A locket.
(d) A gift card.
4. What does Fofo Kpee give the children to calm them down about meeting their adoptive parents?
5. What does Jigana want to do to Maisha's clients?
(a) Strangle them.
(b) Shoot them.
(c) Fight them.
(d) Stab them.
6. What does Jinga do when Maisha leaves?
(a) Cleans the house.
(b) Goes to sleep.
(c) Runs away.
(d) Gets a job.
7. Mama thanks Maisha for _________________.
(a) Paying their debt.
(b) Cooking breakfast.
(c) Buying her shoes.
(d) Washing the dishes.
8. Mama hopes she can sell one of the new puppies to buy ______________________.
(a) Christmas gifts.
(b) Jigana's school books.
9. What does Baba do to the taxi driver?
(a) Spills wine on him.
(b) Takes his money.
(c) Hits him on the head.
(d) Begs for money.
10. Which sibling of Maisha's is the only one she will allow to hang out on the street with her?
11. In what country does the story take place?
12. Kotchikpa overhears Fofo saying that he will travel to Braffe soon to collect ____________________.
(a) His new car.
(b) His lottery winnings.
(c) The furniture.
(d) The other children.
13. With what does Mama spray down the house?
14. What does Baba help Maisha load into a taxi?
(a) Her bicycle.
(b) Her suitcases.
(c) Her coat rack.
(d) Her trunk.
15. What does Mama suggest giving the neighbors for Christmas?
(b) A fruitcake.
(c) A liter of petrol.
Short Answer Questions
1. Even though Kotchikpa no longer wants to travel to Gabon with Mama and Papa, Yewa is still allured by Western food and ___________________.
2. Where does Fofo Kpee take the children on their first ride on the motorcycle?
3. How old is Yewa?
4. Fofo Kpee tells the children that they have _________________ who want to adopt them.
5. When Maisha says she wants to get a full-time job, Jigana knows she is thinking about _________________________.
This section contains 395 words
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