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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. Why is Tengo confused about Frikkie's attitude about not wanting to go back to school?
(a) Tengo really likes going to school.
(b) He cannot attend school.
(c) You can make many friends there.
(d) You can take field trips.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the upcoming celebration in Chapter 6?

2. What does Frikkie's cousin drop on the floor during the party?

3. Why are Tengo's parents reluctant to let him go to school?

4. What is a kraal?

5. Why does Joseph visit the farm?

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