Waiting for the Rain Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Sheila Gordon
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1: Chapters 7-9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many children has Tengo's mother lost?
(a) 3.
(b) 1.
(c) 4.
(d) 2.

2. Why does Joseph visit the farm?
(a) He is on a holiday from school.
(b) He has been ill and needs fresh air.
(c) He needs to get away from bad friends.
(d) He is in training to run a farm.

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

4. What does Tengo's mother ask Joseph's mother to send?
(a) Cotton fabrics.
(b) Books for Tengo.
(c) Recipes.
(d) Money.

5. What happens when Frikkie comes for another vacation at the farm?
(a) Tengo teaches him to milk a cow.
(b) Tengo is reluctant to play with him.
(c) He and Tengo read books.
(d) He and Tengo go hunting.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the Millers encourage Tengo to study in school?

2. What is Tengo's first stop once he arrives in Johannesburg?

3. Tengo dreams of going abroad to a place where ____________________________.

4. What is Tengo's ethnicity?

5. Why is the person in #56 angry about Tengo's desire to go to school?

(see the answer key)

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