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. Why is Florence upset with Maketoni?
(a) For fighting with her.
(b) For joining a union.
(c) For marrying her.
(d) For losing her job.

2. What does Ramotswe do for a living?
(a) She is a detective.
(b) She is an artist.
(c) She is a teacher.
(d) She is a writer.

3. For whom has Ramotswe's visitor been searching for the last ten years?
(a) A son.
(b) A friend.
(c) A daughter.
(d) A husband.

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

5. How many times has the proprietor of the Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors proposed?
(a) 1.
(b) 3.
(c) 2.
(d) 4.

6. Who tells Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni the story of the two orphans?
(a) Burkhardt.
(b) Smith.
(c) Potokwane.
(d) McCall.

7. What is Ramotswe's secretary's name?
(a) Makutsi.
(b) Abigail.
(c) Jenny.
(d) Maketoni.

8. What farm does Matekoni drive to?
(a) Orphan.
(b) Apple.
(c) Pear.
(d) Nomad.

9. With whom does Florence engage in a plot against Ramotswe?
(a) A sibling.
(b) A parent.
(c) An employer.
(d) A male friend.

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

11. What does Matekoni and Ramotswe agree cannot expect in Gaberone?
(a) Balloons.
(b) Lies.
(c) Secrets.
(d) Flags.

12. When his fiance is out at the farm, Maketoni visits people who need help doing what?
(a) Answering phones.
(b) Making food.
(c) Repairing the pump.
(d) Offering advice.

13. Why does the secretary feel resentful about her office at the detective agency?
(a) It is not insured.
(b) It is small.
(c) It is expensive.
(d) It is not fancy.

14. What is Maketoni's new house big enough to have?
(a) Friends.
(b) Children.
(c) Furniture.
(d) Plants.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What parts are littered around the house that the fiance wants to live in?

2. What enters the detective agency because the door is open?

3. What is Matekoni's garage called?

4. Whose maid does the engaged couple want to retain for their house?

5. What is the name of the farm that Ramotswe goes to visit?

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