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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Kathy want saved from the flood?
(a) Her jewelery.
(b) All of these.
(c) Her china.
(d) Her box.
2. Where does Zeitoun sleep when his bed won't do during the storm?
(a) The couch.
(b) A hotel.
(c) The roof.
(d) The bathtub.
3. How long does Zeitoun say recovery will take when he sees the flood?
4. What does Zeitoun use for light at night during the flood?
(a) His cell phone.
(c) A flashlight.
(d) Gas lamps.
5. What does the strange sound that wakes Zeitoun up remind him of?
(a) A gunshot.
(b) A pipe.
(c) A river.
(d) A drum beat.
6. Why does Zeitoun refuse to leave during the flood?
(a) It would take too much time.
(b) He feels he has a purpose there.
(c) It would cost too much money.
(d) He wants to protect his home.
7. Where does Zeitoun's brother live?
8. What interrupts Zeitoun's morning prayers during the flood?
(a) Rushing water.
(b) Barking dogs.
(c) A helicopter.
(d) A phone call.
9. How much water is in the house after the first day of flooding?
(a) 7 feet.
(b) 11 feet.
(c) 13 feet.
(d) 9 feet.
10. What makes Zeitoun enthusiastic during the flood?
(a) He talks to his wife.
(b) He makes money.
(c) He saves people.
(d) He repairs some damage.
11. What did Zeitoun use for fishing as a child?
(a) All of these.
12. What kind of bait does Zeitoun use when fishing as a child?
13. How far from the coast would Zeitoun go to fish as a child?
(a) One half mile.
(b) One kilometer.
(c) One mile.
(d) One half kilometer.
14. What is Zeitoun waiting for at the beginning of the book?
(a) For the alarm clock to ring.
(b) For the electricity to come back on.
(c) For his wife to cough.
(d) For his children to wake up.
15. How many years have passed since Zeitoun's fishing days?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Zeitoun say the dogs in the neighborhood sound like during the flood?
2. What does Zeitoun refuse to do during the flood?
3. What does Kathy tease Zeitoun about when she hears about the flood?
4. How do Zeitoun and his wife keep in touch all day?
5. What is Katrina?
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