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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of bait does Zeitoun use when fishing as a child?
2. How far from the coast would Zeitoun go to fish as a child?
(a) One mile.
(b) One half mile.
(c) One half kilometer.
(d) One kilometer.
3. Why can't Zeitoun sleep in his bed during the flood?
(a) He misses his wife.
(b) He is too scared.
(c) It has been damaged.
(d) It is too hot.
4. What does Zeitoun refuse to do during the flood?
(a) Listen to the radio.
(b) Work with strangers.
(c) All of these.
(d) Leave the city.
5. What religion does Zeitoun's wife follow?
6. Where does the extra water in the yard come from after the storm?
(a) The gutters.
(b) The lake.
(c) The sea.
(d) The rain.
7. How does Zeitoun get around the neighborhood during the flood?
(a) He floats in a sled.
(b) He uses the canoe.
(c) He makes a raft.
(d) He swims.
8. How does Zeitoun save special items from the flood?
(a) He puts them in a time capsule.
(b) He carries them to the second floor.
(c) He moves them to the basement.
(d) He loads them in the canoe.
9. How many children does Zeitoun have?
10. Why can't Zeitoun personally help the single woman he finds?
(a) She is too big.
(b) He is too tired.
(c) The canoe is sinking.
(d) She is afraid of swimming.
11. What is Katrina?
(a) A hurricane.
(b) A tree.
(c) A tornado.
(d) A truck.
12. Who teases Zeitoun about forgetting his daughter?
(a) His daughter.
(b) His wife.
(c) His brother.
(d) His best friend.
13. What does Zeitoun say the dogs in the neighborhood sound like during the flood?
14. When did Zeitoun forget about his daughter?
(a) When bringing her home from the hospital.
(b) When taking her to school.
(c) When moving to a new house.
(d) When coming home from work.
15. How many tenants does Zeitoun have?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Zeitoun's oldest brother?
2. What status does New Orleans have during the flood?
3. Why does Zeitoun go by his last name?
4. How old was Zeitoun when he began fishing?
5. What is Frank desperate for when Zeitoun sees him?
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