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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 exam does Frikkie complete?
(a) Biology.
(b) Geometry.
(c) Spanish.
(d) Matriculation.

2. What does Dr. Miller offer to pay for Tengo?
(a) His meals.
(b) His clothing.
(c) His dormitory fee.
(d) His school books.

3. Why was Tengo unable to write his matriculation exam?
(a) He missed the session.
(b) The government protests.
(c) He had to return to the farm.
(d) He had the flu.

4. Tengo must choose between his personal desire for an education and _____________________________.
(a) His father's demands.
(b) The need to support his family.
(c) His country's need for change.
(d) The desire to travel.

5. What does Joseph offer to Tengo?
(a) A good deal on a car.
(b) A tutor.
(c) A free room.
(d) A way to continue his education.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Frikkie go for a brief vacation after his military training?

2. What does ANC stand for?

3. What becomes a concern for Tengo regarding the student uprisings?

4. Why is Tengo mad at Frikkie when he comes for a short vacation at the farm?

5. What type of community does Claire tell Tengo she has created?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Tengo learn about Joseph and the organization with which he is associated?

2. How does Frikkie feel about the changes occurring in the world?

3. What decision does Tengo struggle with after the school closes?

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

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

6. What does Claire share with Tengo about an integrated community and what is Joseph's opinion of it?

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

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

9. How does Tengo get caught up in the protests at the school?

10. With whom does Tengo continue his studies after the schools reopen?

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