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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Joseph visit the farm?

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

3. What is the meaning of kleinbaas?

4. Who is Joseph?

5. What is Frikkie's ethnicity?

(see the answer keys)

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