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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. A three-headed spirit walks into the bar and a voice reveals more of Azaro's powers to him. When the vice tells Azaro to close his eyes, he says that Azaro can do what?
(a) See nothing.
(b) Hear better.
(c) Still see.
(d) Fly.

2. The politicians in the van are of what party?
(a) The party of unity.
(b) The party of the rich.
(c) The community party.
(d) The red party.

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

4. Who does Azaro stare at and wish for the wind to punish when he wanders in the woods with the other children?
(a) The white man in charge of the construction workers.
(b) The landlord.
(c) The politician that distributed the bad milk.
(d) An old man bothering the children.

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

6. Looking through the mask everything becomes _______.
(a) Dark.
(b) Smaller.
(c) Bright.
(d) Distorted.

7. Who do most of the spirits leave with after the celebration?
(a) The police officer.
(b) The landlord.
(c) Madame Koto.
(d) The photographer.

8. According to Azaro's father, who eats travelers that do not make sacrifices unto him?
(a) The Spirits.
(b) The King.
(c) The King of the Road.
(d) The village god.

9. Who is born smiling?
(a) The king.
(b) The babies.
(c) The boy.
(d) The abiku.

10. Which creditor forgives Azaro's father some of his debt?
(a) The old landlord.
(b) His neighbor.
(c) The new landlord.
(d) Madame Koto.

11. A man told Azaro's family the landlord was raising the rent on only their family. Who does Azaro's father hatch a scheme to get money from?
(a) His current employer.
(b) An old friend.
(c) Madame Koto.
(d) A neighbor.

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

13. At the end of Book 4, who curses Madame Koto?
(a) Azaro's father.
(b) Azaro's mother.
(c) Azaro.
(d) One of the thugs.

14. Who returns to Azaro's home and talks about killing the rats?
(a) The photographer.
(b) The landlord.
(c) A neighbor.
(d) Madame Koto.

15. Who returns from a hiding place in the swamp, badly beaten, and knocks on the door of Azaro's home?
(a) One of the thugs.
(b) The photographer.
(c) A construction worker.
(d) The landlord.

Short Answer Questions

1. That night, after Azaro warns the person about the three men in glasses, the thugs and the village people become violent. Where does Azaro hide?

2. When Azaro finds the bar locked up, he finds Madame Koto in the back making soup in which she claims to have put what ingredient?

3. Who tells Azaro a story about white people coming to the land?

4. After escaping kidnappers by cutting a hole in the bag to get out, Azaro is lost in the forest. Who helps guide him home?

5. Through his mother's friends, what does Azaro learn about the women now working in Madame Koto's bar?

(see the answer keys)

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