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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 Ramotswe see that makes her miss her father?
2. Mr. Molefelo's girlfriend did not earn her ______________________.
3. What is Mrs. Tsolamosese's reaction to hearing about Mr. Molefelo's actions long ago?
4. What beverage do Mma Potowani and Mma Ramotswe drink when Mma Ramotswe visits?
5. Whom has Mma Tsolamosese taken into her home?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mma Ramotswe find Mma Tshenyego who was once known as Tebogo Bathopi?
2. At the orphan farm, what advice does Mma Potowani give to Mma Ramotswe regarding Puso?
3. What does Mr. Matekoni do with Puso immediately after learning of Mma Potowani's advice?
4. How does Mma Ramotswe go about looking for Mr. and Mma Tsolamosese?
5. What decision must Mma Ramotswe make regarding Mma Makutsi and their new client?
6. 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?
7. What does Mma Ramotswe suggest that Mr. Molefelo do to repay Mma Tsolamosese in some way?
8. What does Mma Ramotswe learn about Mma Tsolamosese's two grandchildren?
9. Why is Mma Tsolamosese still raising children in her advanced years?
10. What is the nature of the newspaper article about Mr. Buthelezi?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Loneliness seems to be almost an unnamed character in the book. How pervasive is the sense of loneliness? Why does it have such a prevalent place in Mma Makutsi's life? Explain how an inanimate object or characteristic can be a character?
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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