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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. Why is the narrator upset about the sister-in-laws song?
(a) Because they do not remember the narrator's name.
(b) Because they do not sing the complete song.
(c) Because they sing out of key.
(d) Because they praise both wifes equally.
2. How is Aunty Nabou received when she arrives at her destination?
(a) With cold obligatory rituals.
(b) Like a princess.
(c) She is asked to return home immediately.
(d) With hesitation.
3. What gives the narrator the ability to buck her family and marry who she wishes?
(a) Because her future husband is blackmailing her.
(b) What she learns in school.
(c) Her great-Aunt who did the same.
(d) She is pregnant.
4. Where did Modou go for a degree?
(b) The United States.
(d) South Africa.
5. How many years has the second wife been married to the deceased?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the goal of the narrator's education?
2. How did the men of Senegal treat an educated woman?
3. How many children does the woman bear the deceased?
4. What do the participants donate to this person's funeral?
5. For whom does Modou work?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Mawdo Bw's attitude towards his marriage and father-in-law?
2. How is Daouda Dieng significant to the narrator?
3. Why is Mawdo's life as a physician successful and what are the implications of this?
4. What is the first of Modou's secrets that is revealed?
5. What is happening politically in these three chapters?
6. What is special about the narrator and how is this looked upon?
7. What is the response that many of those around Ramatoulaye have to the offer of marriage by Daouda and why?
8. What is the overall tone of the end of this collection of letters?
9. How does the narrator learn of Modou's new wife and what is she told?
10. What does the narrator write in her diary as a young woman and remembers in this chapter?
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