Waiting for the Rain Test | Final Test - Medium

Sheila Gordon
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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. What is unique about the choice Tengo has to make?
(a) Tengo is too young to make the choice.
(b) Tengo must make the choice for his family.
(c) Frikkie would never have to make it.
(d) Tengo is leading the initiative.

2. How old is Tengo's cousin when she becomes pregnant?
(a) 18.
(b) 15.
(c) 19.
(d) 12.

3. According to Tengo, some of his friends and family believe that the white man will never allow blacks to have ____________________________.
(a) Homes.
(b) The kind of education they deserve.
(c) Cars.
(d) Voting rights.

4. Who is the Millers' daughter?
(a) Chloe.
(b) Christine.
(c) Claire.
(d) Celeste.

5. Where does Tengo want to go to school?
(a) Port St. Johns.
(b) Queenstown.
(c) Johannesburg.
(d) Adelaide.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Tengo think when Joseph is gone so often from home?

2. Why was Tengo unable to write his matriculation exam?

3. How much time has passed since Tengo arrived at school?

4. Who is the impetus behind Tengo's continuing his education?

5. How many years does Frikkie have to wait after his school years until he can return to the farm permanently?

Short Essay Questions

1. What reason does the reverend give Tengo on the importance of him continuing his education?

2. Where is Tengo finally allowed to go to school and why does this make the oubaas angry?

3. What does Frikkie have to do after completing his education and what does he learn about Tengo's plans for schooling?

4. What does Tengo suspect about Joseph who is rarely home these days?

5. Why do Dr. and Mrs. Miller encourage Tengo to study art in school?

6. How does Tengo feel, knowing that he has to make a choice between going to school and protesting for his people?

7. What is the source of Tengo's angry moods?

8. What do the oubaas notice about Tengo's mood in Chapter 7?

9. What does Tengo devote his time to when school starts again?

10. Why does Tengo have to ignore his mother's feelings before he departs for school?

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