Waiting for the Rain Quiz | Four 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 3-4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why is Frikkie treated with so much respect on the farm?
(a) He is white.
(b) He is very generous.
(c) He is very smart.
(d) He will inherit the farm one day.

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

3. Who is Joseph's mother's employer?
(a) Dr. David Miller.
(b) Mrs. Hermione Griswald.
(c) Squire Harold Pinkington.
(d) Mr. Matthew Esquire.

4. What is Tengo's attitude about his life right now?
(a) He is frustrated.
(b) He is hopeful.
(c) He is angry.
(d) He is happy.

5. Where does Joseph live?
(a) Kareedouw.
(b) Queenstown.
(c) Johannesburg.
(d) Adelaide.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Tengo confused about Frikkie's attitude about not wanting to go back to school?

2. Who is Joseph?

3. What is Tengo's ethnicity?

4. What is a kraal?

5. Why does Joseph visit the farm?

(see the answer key)

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