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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whom does Frikkie's cousin order to clean up the mess on the floor at the party?
(a) Ezekiel.
(b) Ezra.
(c) Ellis.
(d) Isaiah.

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

3. Who is Joseph's mother's employer?
(a) Dr. David Miller.
(b) Mrs. Hermione Griswald.
(c) Mr. Matthew Esquire.
(d) Squire Harold Pinkington.

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

5. What animal has Tengo crafted out of clay?
(a) A cat.
(b) A horse.
(c) A dog.
(d) A bull.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Joseph?

2. What is a kraal?

3. At what age did Tengo and Frikkie become friends?

4. How old is Tengo?

5. What is in the box that arrives for Tengo?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are some of the things that Tengo learns about city life for black people from Joseph?

2. How does Frikkie behave when encountering Tengo's anger when a girl insults an elder at the birthday party?

3. Why can Tengo not defend his people to the oubaas regarding the story of the Great Trek?

4. How do the oubaas twist the story of the Great Trek told to Frikkie and Tengo?

5. Who is Tengo?

6. How does Tengo feel as he learns more and more about how his ancestors were treated?

7. How easily does Tengo pick up the skill of reading?

8. Why is Frikkie given so much respect on his uncle's farm?

9. What is inside the large box that arrives for Tengo?

10. Why is Tengo not permitted to attend school and how does he feel about that?

(see the answer keys)

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