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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. What does Mma Makutsi agree to do with the man in #119?
2. Who manages the establishment in #115?
3. Where does Mma Ramotswe find out more information about Mr. Tsolamosese?
4. What form of retribution does Mma Ramotswe suggest that Mr. Molefelo make to Tebogo?
5. What disease is killing Mma Tsolamosese's granddaughter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the nature of the newspaper article about Mr. Buthelezi?
2. What is the irony of Mma Ramotswe's getting a new client at the same time that Mr. Buthelezi's unsavory article appears in the newspaper?
3. How does Mma Makutsi find students for her new typing school? Is she successful?
4. How does Mma Ramotswe go about looking for Mr. and Mma Tsolamosese?
5. Who is the new client? Why does she require Mma Ramotswe's services?
6. What does Mma Ramotswe suggest that Mr. Molefelo do to repay Mma Tsolamosese in some way?
7. What is Mma Tsolamosese's reaction to learning that Mr. Molefelo is trying to locate her after so many years?
8. What does Mma Ramotswe know about Mr. Selelipeng that Mma Makutsi does not know when they see each other out at a diner?
9. What does Mr. Matekoni do with Puso immediately after learning of Mma Potowani's advice?
10. What decision must Mma Ramotswe make regarding Mma Makutsi and their new client?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of disappointment. Identify at least two characters who either embody or experience disappointment. Then cite an example to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Create a character study of Mr. Molefelo. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Mr. Molefelo?
Essay Topic 3
The author uses more than one instance of irony in the book. Cite at least two other examples you can identify in the novel and note why they are examples of irony.
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