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 does Tengo give to Dr. and Mrs. Miller in appreciation for the books they had sent him?
(a) Clay sculptures.
(b) Fresh figs.
(c) Paintings.
(d) Money.

2. How does Tengo leave the schoolyard?
(a) He doesn't leave.
(b) He climbs the fence.
(c) He has a military escort.
(d) He escapes.

3. Who pays for Tengo's train ticket?
(a) The school master.
(b) The oubaas.
(c) His father.
(d) Dr. Miller.

4. When does Frikkie return to the farm, heartbroken to find that Tengo has gone away to school?
(a) Christmas.
(b) Summer holiday.
(c) Spring break.
(d) New Year's.

5. Where does Frikkie go for a brief vacation after his military training?
(a) Fiji.
(b) The Seychelles.
(c) The Bahamas.
(d) The farm.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do protesters throw at the soldier?

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

3. How does Tengo feel about the inequality between blacks and whites?

4. Why does Tengo's mother want him to return to the farm?

5. Life staying familiar is ____________________ for Frikkie.

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Why is Tengo conflicted about his personal desires and the issues for the greater good?

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

4. What are Frikkie and Tengo doin in their lives now that they are seventeen-years-old?

5. Why does Tengo spend his school breaks studying with the help of a local preacher?

6. What do the protesters think the students should do and how does Tengo feel about it?

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

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

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

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

(see the answer keys)

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