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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. Where do Mma Ramotswe and Mr. Matekoni go in Chapter 13?
2. What happens to Mma Ramotswe's car on her way home in Chapter 16?
3. With what disease is one of Mma Tsolamosese's grandchildren afflicted?
4. What happens at the garage in response to the younger apprentice's prayers?
5. What beverage do Mma Potowani and Mma Ramotswe drink when Mma Ramotswe visits?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens at the motor shop one day when the apprentices are left alone? How is the power of the younger apprentice's prayers shown?
2. Describe the reunion of Mr. Molefelo and Mma Tsolamosese.
3. What does Mma Ramotswe tell Mr. Molefelo about how Tebogo now views her experience with him years ago?
4. How does Mma Ramotswe tell Mr. Molefelo that he can repay Tebogo?
5. What does Mma Ramotswe suggest that Mr. Molefelo do to repay Mma Tsolamosese in some way?
6. What is the nature of the newspaper article about Mr. Buthelezi?
7. What is Tebogo's reaction to learning that Mr. Molefelo has wanted to make amends for his past behavior?
8. How does Mma Ramotswe go about looking for Mr. and Mma Tsolamosese?
9. Why is Mma Tsolamosese still raising children in her advanced years?
10. How does Mma Makutsi find students for her new typing school? Is she successful?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of loss. Identify at least two themes about loss in the novel. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
Essay Topic 2
Create a character study of Mr. Matekoni. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Mr. Matekoni?
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of the book's title? What are some other possible titles for the book? List at least five and cite your reasons for each.
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