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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old is Sbho in "Hitting Budapest"?
(a) 10.
(b) 9.
(c) 8.
(d) 13.

2. What is the name of NaBetina's grandson?
(a) Godknows.
(b) Zuze.
(c) Whiteboy.
(d) Nomoreproblems.

3. What is the name of the black man who leads the marchers and addresses the white couple in "Blak Power"?
(a) MaS'banda.
(b) Nosizi. Mgcini.
(c) Sekuru Tendai.
(d) Obey Marima.

4. Why does Darling cross into Budapest in "Hitting Budapest"?
(a) To fetch her sister.
(b) To steal guavas.
(c) To buy candy.
(d) To play hide-and-seek.

5. Who from the television show "ER" does Darling play in "We Need New Names"?
(a) Dr. Cutter.
(b) Dr. Ross.
(c) Dr. Roz.
(d) Dr. Bullet.

6. From what narrative perspective is We Need New Names related?
(a) First person.
(b) Third person, omniscient.
(c) Second person.
(d) Third person, limited.

7. What letters are on the church badge that the guard wears in "Blak Power"?
(a) ZCC.
(b) NGO.
(c) MZT.
(d) CRC.

8. Who is the old blind man that Darling passes on her way to church in "Darling on the Mountain"?
(a) Fraction.
(b) Mr. Gono.
(c) Zuze.
(d) Whiteboy.

9. What road is Darling not supposed to cross with her friends in "Hitting Budapest"?
(a) Masiyephambili Road.
(b) Robert Street.
(c) Julius Street.
(d) Mzilikazi Road.

10. What is the second reason that Darling gives for deciding to get rid of Chipo's stomach in "We Need New Names"?
(a) "It makes it hard for us to play."
(b) "Her parents will kill her if they find out."
(c) "She is sick."
(d) "If we let her have the baby, she will just die."

11. What is the toddler holding hands with in the picture in the white people's house in "Blak Power"?
(a) A little girl.
(b) A monkey.
(c) A kitten.
(d) A puppy.

12. Who from the show "ER" does Sbho pretend to be in "We Need New Names"?
(a) Dr. Cutter.
(b) Dr. Ross.
(c) Dr. Bullet.
(d) Dr. Roz.

13. What does Darling describe Chipo's fortune cookie saying in "Country-Game"?
(a) "Your talents will be recognized and suitably rewarded."
(b) "If I bring forth what is inside me, what I bring forth will save me."
(c) "Your future will be happy and productive."
(d) "A pair of new shoes will do you a world of good."

14. With whom does Darling attend church in "Darling on the Mountain"?
(a) Chipo.
(b) Mr. Gono.
(c) Mother of Bones.
(d) Fraction.

15. How many faded suns are on the bedspread that Darling counts in "Darling on the Mountain"?
(a) 9.
(b) 12.
(c) 10.
(d) 16.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where do Darling and her friends go to get rid of Chipo's stomach in "We Need New Names"?

2. "How They Appeared" begins with the line, "They did not come to Paradise. Coming would mean that they were" what?

3. Where did Darling's cousin Madante go to work, according to the narrator in "Darling on the Mountain"?

4. What does Darling claim the women of the village are always busy with in "Hitting Budapest"?

5. In "Darling on the Mountain," Darling compares the color of Mother of Bones's face to the color of what?

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