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

2. What is in the box that arrives for Tengo?
(a) Medicine.
(b) Clothes.
(c) Books.
(d) Shoes.

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

4. At what age did Tengo and Frikkie become friends?
(a) 2.
(b) 5.
(c) 7.
(d) 3.

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

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

7. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Joseph's mother's employer?

2. Who is Joseph?

3. What name does the girl call the man who cleans up the mess at the party?

4. What does Tengo try to teach Frikkie?

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

(see the answer keys)

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