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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. On the road, what speaks in different languages?
2. What does Azaro's father say about lizards?
3. How many days does it take Azaro's father to recover from his fight with the boxer that disappeared?
4. When Madame Koto goes to swallow Azaro up in his sleep, what great animal prevents this?
5. The rainy season ends and with that, who supposedly dreams of being chased by a lizard?
Short Essay Questions
1. The more Azaro's father trains, what happens with the villagers, with food for him and his mother, and with his father?
2. Why does Madame Koto finally hire a driver for her newly purchased car?
3. Who is Ade, how does Azaro meet him, and what happens when he walks with Azaro in the woods?
4. The four-headed spirit came to Azaro in different forms. What are they and how does Azaro respond?
5. Why is Madame Koto known as the Queen of the Ghetto Night?
6. Why does Koto come to Azaro in his sleep, and what happens?
7. What is going on with food in Azaro's home in Book 8?
8. How does Azaro handle the beggars that follow him into the bar in Book 7?
9. How does Azaro's father affect the spirit world while Azaro is withdrawn?
10. What happens when Madame Koto holds an exclusive party with a tent set up near her bar?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the end, Azaro's father wakes up and gives a speech about basically making the right choices. Discuss how the father's words connect with the overall story in regards to choosing and traveling on a road.
Essay Topic 2
In Book Five, the spirits try harder to get Azaro back in their world. How do they do this, what does it trigger, and how does it play out?
Essay Topic 3
In Book Three, Azaro's mother is dealing with several things in this part of the story. Describe each situation and how her response is affecting Azaro and/or the story.
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