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

2. Whose case does Ramotswe not want but takes anyway?
(a) Annalisa's.
(b) Abigail's.
(c) Jezebel's.
(d) Curtin's.

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

4. Why is the maid amazed to see the two children from the farm?
(a) Because they are so small.
(b) Because they are so big.
(c) Because they are orphans.
(d) Because she feels lonely.

5. What is Matekoni's garage called?
(a) Levers.
(b) Smashing.
(c) Understated.
(d) Speedy.

6. What disease damaged the bones of the girl, preventing her from walking prior to going to the farm?
(a) Yellow fever.
(b) Tuberculosis.
(c) Pneumonia.
(d) Diarrhea.

7. Who likes to leave the door open at the detective agency?
(a) Makutsi.
(b) Peco.
(c) Ramotswe.
(d) Florence.

8. In the story Matekoni learns about two orphans, who is in a camp?
(a) A bookseller.
(b) A rider.
(c) A tribe.
(d) A mountaineer.

9. Who took the two orphans to Nyanyabwe Hospital?
(a) A government truck worker.
(b) An ambulance worker.
(c) A writer.
(d) A nurse.

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

11. Whose office do the two orphans go to when Maketoni offers to take them?
(a) Florence's.
(b) Ramotswe's.
(c) Potsane's.
(d) Potokwane's.

12. What did the woman in the story Matekoni learns about two orphans give birth to?
(a) A monster.
(b) A son.
(c) A dead baby.
(d) A daughter.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many apprentices does Matekoni have?

2. When his fiance is out at the farm, Maketoni visits people who need help doing what?

3. Who feels that he/she has an obligation to the children no matter what happens?

4. Who tells Matekoni that he needs to buy a ring?

5. Who is the founder of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency?

(see the answer keys)

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