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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. Where does the proprietor of the Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors go to meet his/her fiance?
(a) Underground Hotel.
(b) Allen Hotel.
(c) President Hotel.
(d) Champlain Hotel.

2. What is the name of the maid currently working in the house who takes advantage of the owner?
(a) Florence.
(b) Ramotswe.
(c) Abigail.
(d) Pezo.

3. Who was supposed to attend Dartmouth but decided to extend his stay in Africa for another year?
(a) Andrea.
(b) Jack.
(c) Michael.
(d) Curtin.

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

5. What tribe do the children that come to Maketoni's house belong to?
(a) Florence.
(b) Masarwa.
(c) Peco.
(d) Maketoni.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What did one of the secretary's classmates at school say the men who hired them were not interested in?

3. With whom does Florence engage in a plot against Ramotswe?

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

5. Who does Maketoni fail to consult before taking the two orphans?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Makutsi resent seeing chickens at her office?

2. What does Matekoni realize about the orphan children and his home?

3. Why does Florence get defensive with Ramotswe?

4. What decision does Matekoni make without consulting his fiance?

5. What do Matekoni and Ramotswe discuss about the ring and secrets in town?

6. What does Maketoni think about his two apprentices at the garage?

7. Why does Andrea Curtin come to Ramostwe's agency?

8. How does Potokwane convince Maketoni to adopt two orphans as a wedding present?

9. When Ramotswe goes to the farm with Potsane, what does she discover?

10. What is Matekoni surprised to learn about his engagement when he goes to the orphan farm?

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