Waiting for the Rain Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Tengo try to teach Frikkie?
(a) How to swim.
(b) How to milk a cow.
(c) How to kill a chicken.
(d) How to saddle a horse.

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

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

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

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

6. What is Frikkie's real name?
(a) Richard.
(b) Philip.
(c) Frederick.
(d) Samuel.

7. Who is Oom Koos?
(a) A shopkeeper.
(b) The oubaas.
(c) A fisherman.
(d) A metal worker.

8. The oubaas tells Frikkie and Tengo the story of _______________________.
(a) The Ship of Tears.
(b) The Great Trek.
(c) The Antelope Walk.
(d) The Cicada Storm.

9. What is biltong?
(a) A cloak.
(b) A flower.
(c) Cured meat.
(d) A tree.

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

11. How many boxes of books does Tengo receive from the Millers?
(a) 5.
(b) 1.
(c) 3.
(d) 2.

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Tengo's ancestors declared war on which group of people?

2. What is a kraal?

3. Where is Tengo when Frikkie tries to find him to say goodbye?

4. What does Tengo's mother ask Joseph's mother to send?

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

(see the answer keys)

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