Waiting for the Rain Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Sheila Gordon
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2: Chapters 13-14.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why are Tengo's parents reluctant to let him go to school?
(a) They don't want him to know more than they do.
(b) They don't have much money.
(c) They need his help at home.
(d) His sister died there.

2. How old is Tengo's cousin when she becomes pregnant?
(a) 19.
(b) 15.
(c) 18.
(d) 12.

3. One day, Tengo arrives at school to find ______________________.
(a) Fire trucks.
(b) Frikkie and his uncle.
(c) A television crew.
(d) Military men.

4. What does a soldier force Tengo to do at the school gates?
(a) Hand over his backpack.
(b) Get inside the school gates.
(c) Put on a gas mask.
(d) Return home.

5. Why is Tengo mad at Frikkie when he comes for a short vacation at the farm?
(a) Frikkie is taller than Tengo.
(b) Frikkie can ride a horse better than Tengo.
(c) Frikkie weighs more than Tengo.
(d) Frikkie can run faster than Tengo.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does a soldier not allow Tengo to do?

2. Who is the impetus behind Tengo's continuing his education?

3. When does Frikkie return to the farm, heartbroken to find that Tengo has gone away to school?

4. Tengo is aware of his mother's ___________________ at his departure.

5. With which girl from his class does Tengo study?

(see the answer key)

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