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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did the author live as a child?
(a) South America.
(b) Italy.
(c) South Africa.
(d) Canada.

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

3. What is a kraal?
(a) A pastry.
(b) A plant.
(c) A stockade.
(d) A bird.

4. What does Frikkie's cousin drop on the floor during the party?
(a) A piece of cake.
(b) A champagne glass.
(c) A cup of punch.
(d) A tray of hors 'doeuvre.

5. 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 need his help at home.
(d) They don't have much money.

6. What does Tengo do when Frikkie and the oubaas have their tea?
(a) Butcher chickens.
(b) Sweep the house.
(c) Shoo away flies.
(d) Wash dishes.

7. What do Tengo and Frikkie do at the river?
(a) Swim.
(b) Build a raft.
(c) Fish.
(d) Skip rocks.

8. Whom does Frikkie's cousin order to clean up the mess on the floor at the party?
(a) Ezra.
(b) Isaiah.
(c) Ezekiel.
(d) Ellis.

9. What is Tengo's ethnicity?
(a) Black.
(b) Asian.
(c) White.
(d) Hispanic.

10. At first, Frikkie's _________________ sister can read faster than Tengo can.
(a) Five-year-old.
(b) Four-year-old.
(c) Six-year-old.
(d) Three-year-old.

11. What animal has Tengo crafted out of clay?
(a) A bull.
(b) A horse.
(c) A dog.
(d) A cat.

12. Oubaas and his wife think that Tengo's desire for education will lead to _____________.
(a) A respectable overseer.
(b) Trouble.
(c) A political position.
(d) A writing career.

13. Who is Joseph?
(a) Tengo's father.
(b) Frikkie's father.
(c) Tengo's cousin.
(d) Tengo's brother.

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

15. Who is Timothy?
(a) Tengo's father.
(b) Frikkie's uncle.
(c) Frikkie's father.
(d) Tengo's brother.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Frikkie visit during his school break?

2. What is Frikkie's ethnicity?

3. What is the meaning of kleinbaas?

4. Why is Frikkie treated with so much respect on the farm?

5. What is in the box that arrives for Tengo?

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