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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wants the people beaten after the fire in the compound?
(a) The elders.
(b) The landlord.
(c) The police.
(d) The merchants.

2. After escaping his abductors, Azaro awakens the next day and after getting home, what does his father do to him for being late and worrying them?
(a) Beats him.
(b) Ignores him.
(c) Yells at him.
(d) Feeds him.

3. Who does Azaro's father confront about being attacked at the end of Book 4?
(a) The landlord.
(b) Madame Koto.
(c) The politician.
(d) The thugs.

4. After the celebration, when Azaro's father comes home from looking for a job, why does he get angry with Azaro's mother?
(a) Because she went to bed without making supper.
(b) Because she didn't pay the creditors.
(c) Because he didn't find a job.
(d) Because she was ill.

5. Azaro's father comes to the bar after Azaro returns from the building where he is bathed and fed, and Azaro's father gets into an argument over politics with whom?
(a) The prostitutes.
(b) Madame Koto.
(c) His wife.
(d) The landlord.

6. Azaro's family fears the other villagers are angry at them because someone had _________________.
(a) Left an animal carcass at their door.
(b) Water soaked all their fire wood.
(c) Put out their cooking fire.
(d) Thrown a pot of oil through the only window.

7. Who takes the weapon from Azaro's father after the men flee?
(a) The prostitutes.
(b) Azaro.
(c) The thugs.
(d) Madame Koto.

8. Upon his return to the bar, Azaro finds more updates and new customers, including this man who yells at Azaro and who Madame Koto refers to as a chief.
(a) Azaro's father's employer.
(b) The landlord's man that raised their rent.
(c) An elder.
(d) The poisoned milk distributor.

9. When Azaro refuses to follow the requester into the spirit world, what is he told his spirit friends will send next for him?
(a) A serpent.
(b) A four-headed spirit.
(c) A giant.
(d) A dog.

10. What does Azaro sacrifice after his father tells the story of the one who eats travelers?
(a) A wild boar.
(b) Dead rats.
(c) A rabbit.
(d) A fox.

11. Who displays a crude kind of local newspaper where Azaro sees his celebrated homecoming and the milk riots?
(a) The village crier.
(b) The local newspaper owner.
(c) The photographer.
(d) Madame Koto.

12. What becomes entangled in a woman's hair while patronizing Madame Koto's bar?
(a) A bird.
(b) A hook.
(c) The curtains.
(d) Jewelry.

13. Azaro wanders to a building where he is bathed and fed, and where he notices what on the walls?
(a) Naked people.
(b) Writing.
(c) Blood.
(d) Snails.

14. Who brings palm wine when they arrive for the celebration?
(a) Madame Koto.
(b) The landlord.
(c) The police officer.
(d) Azaro's uncle.

15. Where do many of Azaro's friends live that call him to the river?
(a) In his village.
(b) In the spirit world.
(c) In a nearby village.
(d) On the other side of the river.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what does Azaro see dripping blood?

2. What weapon does Azaro's father brandish that makes the men he is fighting outside the bar flee?

3. After awakening in the building where he was bathed and fed, Azaro returns to the bar where Madame Koto asks him why he touched her what?

4. After arguing with Azaro's mother, what do the creditors finally take for debt repayment?

5. As a photographer takes a picture of the celebration, who curiously watches the camera?

(see the answer keys)

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