Waiting for the Rain Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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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. Who is Tengo?
(a) A chauffeur.
(b) The son of the farm's boss-boy.
(c) A chef.
(d) A farmer.

2. What happened to Tengo's older sister when she was away at school?
(a) She was attacked on the street.
(b) She was robbed.
(c) She became ill and died.
(d) She got pregnant.

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

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

5. What does the man in #22 often provide to his employees?
(a) Medical care.
(b) Clothing.
(c) Shelter.
(d) Food.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Tengo and Frikkie do at the river?

2. Where does Frikkie go when he reluctantly leaves the farm?

3. Who is Timothy?

4. What is a kraal?

5. What is Tengo's attitude about his life right now?

(see the answer key)

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