1. What is the narrator's state of mind at the opening of the book?
2. To whom is the narrator writing her diary?
(a) Her divorced husband.
(b) Her twin daughters.
(c) Her younger sister.
(d) Her friend, Aissatou.
3. What is the first thing the narrator says in her letter?
(a) That she has moved to Canada.
(b) That she has just had a baby boy.
(c) That her eldest daughter is dead.
(d) That she lost her husband today.
4. What does the narrator find when she rushes to the hospital?
(a) Her dead husband covered in a white sheet.
(b) Her new granddaughter in an incubator.
(c) Her brother-in-law with a broken leg.
(d) Her husband in the ICU unit talking to a nurse.
5. Who suffers a heart attack?
(a) Samba Diack.
(b) Mawdo Bâ.
6. Why does the narrator believe it is useless to try to revive the person in question 5?
(a) Because death is an act of fate.
(b) Because this hospital has no electric paddles.
(c) Because that person should die for sins commited.
(d) Because it is this person's second heart attack this year.
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