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. From what group did Ramotswe's visitor hear about her company?
(a) The German Embassy.
(b) The Iranian Embassy.
(c) The British Embassy.
(d) The American Embassy.

2. Whose maid does the engaged couple want to retain for their house?
(a) Matekoni's.
(b) Pezo's.
(c) Florence's.
(d) Ramotswe's.

3. What did Florence feel she did well at Maketoni's house even though Ramotswe disagreed?
(a) Clean his house.
(b) Clean his clothes.
(c) Bathe him.
(d) Feed him.

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

5. Who tells Matekoni that he needs to buy a ring?
(a) Ramotswe.
(b) Florence.
(c) Peko.
(d) Potokwane.

6. Where does Maketoni go to kill time when his fiance is out at the farm?
(a) The orphan farm.
(b) The dealership.
(c) The delivery service.
(d) The ammunitions building.

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

8. 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.

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

10. What does Matekoni work on while he is at the farm?
(a) A bookcase.
(b) A ring.
(c) A radio.
(d) An engine pump.

11. What parts are littered around the house that the fiance wants to live in?
(a) Auto.
(b) Radio.
(c) Television.
(d) Satellite.

12. What does Potokwane suggest as a wedding gift for Ramotswe?
(a) 2 dogs.
(b) 2 kittens.
(c) 2 orphans.
(d) 2 iguanas.

13. Where is Matekoni when he thinks about the behavior of his apprentices?
(a) His garage.
(b) His hotel.
(c) His house.
(d) His room.

14. What is the name of the missing person that Ramotswe's visitor is searching for?
(a) Janna.
(b) Michael.
(c) Jack.
(d) Andrea.

15. Whose house does the fiance want to live in?
(a) Florence's.
(b) Pezo's.
(c) Ramotswe's.
(d) Matekoni's.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the story Matekoni learns about two orphans, who is in a camp?

2. Whom do Ramotswe and the secretary consider evil?

3. Why is Matekoni upset about the ring?

4. Why is the maid amazed to see the two children from the farm?

5. Why does the secretary feel resentful about her office at the detective agency?

(see the answer keys)

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