Tears of the Giraffe Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Alexander McCall Smith
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of building does the secretary at the detective agency wish she worked in?
(a) An office plaza downtown.
(b) A boat office.
(c) A luxury cruiser.
(d) A high-rise office building with air conditioning.

2. Who feels that he/she has an obligation to the children no matter what happens?
(a) Maketoni.
(b) Ramotswe.
(c) Florence.
(d) Peco.

3. In the story Matekoni learns about two orphans, who is in a wheelchair that he fixed?
(a) A man.
(b) A boy.
(c) A girl.
(d) A lady.

4. What does Ramotswe say is a symbol of appreciation?
(a) The note.
(b) The book.
(c) The ring.
(d) The dress.

5. Who travels to Botswana to look for a missing relative?
(a) Jack.
(b) Andrea.
(c) Makutsi.
(d) Michael.

6. Who arrives without an appointment at lunchtime to visit Ramotswe?
(a) Janna.
(b) Alexandria.
(c) Jezebel.
(d) Andrea.

7. To whom does Ramotswe dictate letters?
(a) Makutoni.
(b) Mark.
(c) Makutsi.
(d) Ranta.

8. Where in Bostwana do people get engaged in The Tears of the Giraffe?
(a) Tlokweng.
(b) Gaborone.
(c) Zimbabwe.
(d) Forest.

9. After whose death does Ramotswe's visitor return to Africa?
(a) Andrea.
(b) Jack.
(c) Michael.
(d) Makutsi.

10. Where do Matekoni and Ramotswe decide to get married?
(a) The templar.
(b) The cathedral.
(c) The avenue.
(d) The temple.

11. Where does the man Ramotswe consider evil work?
(a) The library.
(b) The school.
(c) The ministry.
(d) The university.

12. What did one of the secretary's classmates at school say the men who hired them were not interested in?
(a) Their voices.
(b) Their brains.
(c) Their scores.
(d) Their bodies.

13. Who tells Maketoni that she drove by his house to see where he would be living?
(a) Burkhardt.
(b) Potokwane.
(c) Ramotswe.
(d) Michaela.

14. How many people get engaged in The Tears of the Giraffe?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 3.
(d) 6.

15. How many apprentices does Matekoni have?
(a) 1.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 3.

Short Answer Questions

1. From where does the secretary get the phone number for the man Ramotswe considers evil?

2. Who is the proprietor of the Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors?

3. Who tells Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni the story of the two orphans?

4. Who is the German that establishes a cooperative in Africa?

5. Who experienced kindness as a child that makes him/her generous of spirit?

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