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Uwem Akpan
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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. Maisha snaps at Jinga for ______________________.
(a) Looking in her purse.
(b) Stepping on her foot.
(c) Playing music too loud.
(d) Trying to wish her goodnight.

2. What does Jigana think he should have done to help support the family?
(a) Worked at McDonald's.
(b) Delivered newspapers.
(c) Worked at the hatchery.
(d) Joined a street gang.

3. Jigana becomes so drunk on sniffing glue that he ____________________.
(a) Goes into a coma.
(b) Hallucinates.
(c) Passes out.
(d) Vomits.

4. What does Mama do for her children when they are hungry on Christmas morning?
(a) Makes oatmeal.
(b) Takes them out for breakfast.
(c) Gives them toast.
(d) Gives them glue to sniff.

5. What does Mama do on Christmas morning to celebrate the day?
(a) Goes to church.
(b) Reads the names of ancestors written in the Bible.
(c) Sings Christmas carols.
(d) Makes pancakes and tea.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old is Jigana?

2. Why have the children not seen their parents for two years?

3. What new name does Mama give to Kotchikpa?

4. What does Fofo do one night that frightens the children?

5. Fofo Kpee tells the children that they have _________________ who want to adopt them.

Short Essay Questions

1. Where does Fofo store his acquired goods and why are they really useless?

2. How does Fofo Kpee explain the delivery of the new motorcycle to the children?

3. How do Jigana and his siblings get money from people on the streets?

4. Why would Kotchikpa think that the motorcycle is a reward from God?

5. What does the motorcycle symbolize in the story?

6. What are the reasons that Jigana tears up his school items and runs away from the family?

7. Why does Mama give her children glue to sniff on Christmas morning?

8. Why do Mama and Papa encourage their children to sniff glue and drink alcohol?

9. What real life issue in Africa does this story address?

10. What is the importance of "the bad night" when Fofo masturbates in front of the children?

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