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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After reading some books, how does Tengo begin to think about Oom Koos and Frikkie?
(a) He hates them.
(b) He resents them.
(c) He loves them.
(d) He respects them.

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. In the oubaas' story, Tengo's ancestors are made out to be __________________.
(a) Killers.
(b) Patriots.
(c) Warriors.
(d) Educators.

9. What is the upcoming celebration in Chapter 6?
(a) The oubaas' birthday.
(b) Christmas.
(c) National Patriot Day.
(d) New Year's Day.

10. Where does Frikkie go when he reluctantly leaves the farm?
(a) To his godfather's house.
(b) On a family holiday.
(c) To his uncle's factory.
(d) Back to school.

11. What is the meaning of kleinbaas?
(a) Master baker.
(b) Confusion.
(c) Long journey.
(d) Young master.

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

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

14. Where is Tengo when Frikkie tries to find him to say goodbye?
(a) A neighboring farm.
(b) The library.
(c) In bed with a fever.
(d) The next village.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Frikkie's real name?

2. What does the man in #22 often provide to his employees?

3. What does Frikkie ask Tengo to get from his bedroom one day?

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

5. Why does Joseph visit the farm?

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