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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. What did Kamau want the bwana to bring him from Nairobi?
(a) A book.
(b) A piano.
(c) A watch.
(d) A blanket.
2. What was the only common element in the different styles of traps built for leopards?
(a) The digging of a pit.
(b) The use of strips of meat as bait.
(c) The use of poison.
(d) The use of goats as bait.
3. Who accompanied Tilly to Kupanya to discuss the bewitching?
4. What were Hereward and the Kikuyu hunting in Chapter 11?
5. What was Elspeth expected to memorize while the adults were on safari?
(a) The counties of England.
(b) The kings of England.
(c) The colonial holdings of England.
(d) The Prime Ministers of England.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the word "kali" mean?
2. To what kind of fish did Elspeth compare the men lounging in the shade in the middle of the day?
3. What was the rumor about Lettice's marriage to an older man at 18?
4. What did Mrs. Nimmo add to Elspeth's list of required subjects?
5. What song did all of the settlers join in singing at the Palmers?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did the District Commissioner find it difficult to keep locals out of the prison?
2. How did the other Europeans and the Kikuyu feel about the Italian priests at the mission?
3. Why did Lettice elope with Hereward?
4. How did the adults try to comfort Elspeth when she could not go on the safari, and did it work?
5. Why were Tilly and Lettice suspicious of Mr. Roos' behavior toward Elspeth?
6. Why did the Kikuyu distrust hyenas?
7. How did Elspeth use the imagery of the kitchen beaters to convey the sense that Europeans and Africans were living in parallel worlds?
8. Why did Robin agree with the Italian priests in their refusal to baptize or help Njombo?
9. Why did Hereward express a willingness to die in a violent storm?
10. Why was Lettice convinced that she brought disaster on her loved ones?
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