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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. Where does Frikkie visit during his school break?
(a) A museum.
(b) A theme park.
(c) His uncle's farm.
(d) The beach.

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

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

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

7. What does Frikkie ask Tengo to get from his bedroom one day?
(a) His dominos.
(b) His hat.
(c) His marbles.
(d) His knife.

8. Tengo's ancestors declared war on which group of people?
(a) The Kidus.
(b) The Durhams.
(c) The Boers.
(d) The Masai.

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

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

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

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

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

14. What does Frikkie give the girls to assure that they don't tell anyone about Tengo's outburst?
(a) Champagne.
(b) A prize marble.
(c) Money.
(d) A book.

15. What name does the girl call the man who cleans up the mess at the party?
(a) Slacker.
(b) Boy.
(c) Stupid.
(d) Idiot.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Tengo doing when Frikkie finds him in Chapter 2?

2. Where does Joseph live?

3. What does Tengo think about white men after reading some books?

4. What is a kraal?

5. How old is Tengo?

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