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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 happens when the drinkard offers the "Invisible-Pawn" yams and corn as thanks for his work?
(a) "Invisible-Pawn" only eats corn.
(b) "Invisible-Pawn" refuses the offer.
(c) "Invisible-Pawn" only eats yams.
(d) "Invisible-Pawn" eats all the crops in town.
2. When the drinkard becomes a judge, what is his first case about?
(a) A conflict between a father and his son.
(b) A conflict between two professional gamblers
(c) A conflict between a debter and a debt collector.
(d) A conflict between a professional thief and a vigilante.
3. Who is the power that creates the "natural disaster" that affects the drinkard's hometown?
(c) The king of Dead's Town.
4. How much palm-wine does the drinkard consume with his friends when he first returns home?
(a) 200 kegs.
(b) 2 kegs.
(c) 2 glasses each.
(d) 2 million kegs.
5. How many dead babies do the drinkard and his wife meet on the road?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the man they are following make the drinkard and his wife carry his sack?
2. Who figures out how to help the drinkard heal more quickly after he is beat up by the giant?
3. Who is the third character involved in the first case's conflict?
4. What does "Hungry-Monster" cry?
5. How do the drinkard and his wife get more money?
Short Essay Questions
1. While living in "mixed town," the drinkard is asked to judge two separate cases, but he leaves them unresolved. How are they similar and what makes them hard to resolve?
2. Compare the juju the drinkard used during difficult situations with the gun he used during difficult situations.
3. What does the drinkard do when he realizes the townspeople plan to revolt against him?
4. How could the magic egg be seen as symbolic?
5. Describe the feud between Heaven and Land.
6. In no more than three sentences, comment on the treatment of magic versus realism in this story. Are the two distinguishable within the world of this novel?
7. When can the drinkard and his wife enter "Dead's Town"? Is this symbolic?
8. How does the drinkard escape from the hungry-creature's stomach? Is this realistic?
9. What did the drinkard and his wife do with their death and fear? Why is this significant?
10. Describe the white tree.
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