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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When does Zeitoun's wife hear the warnings about Katrina?
(a) While she is preparing dinner.
(b) While she is at work.
(c) While she is driving.
(d) While she is on the bus.

2. Why does Kathy decide to visit Yuko?
(a) To keep her children safe.
(b) To avoid her family.
(c) To be closer to Zeitoun.
(d) To get some work done.

3. How do Zeitoun and Frank know each other?
(a) They are neighbors.
(b) They work together.
(c) They do not know each other at all.
(d) They went to school together.

4. Why does Zeitoun go by his last name?
(a) His first is hard to pronounce.
(b) He shares his father's name.
(c) His name changed when he migrated.
(d) His buddies always called him that.

5. What city was Zeitoun born in?
(a) Jatia.
(b) Jabba.
(c) Jaoubet.
(d) Jableh.

6. Where does Kathy stay after hearing about the flood?
(a) Her sister's house.
(b) A hotel.
(c) Her brother's house.
(d) Her mother's house.

7. What kind of bait does Zeitoun use when fishing as a child?
(a) Sardines.
(b) Minnows.
(c) Corn.
(d) Plankton.

8. How does Zeitoun keep in touch with Kathy during the flood?
(a) E-mail.
(b) Land line calls.
(c) Text message.
(d) Cell phone.

9. How old was Zeitoun when he began fishing?
(a) 13.
(b) 11.
(c) 9.
(d) 7.

10. What does Zeitoun weep for while getting around the neighborhood during the flood?
(a) The dead animals.
(b) His property.
(c) The injured people.
(d) His family.

11. What is Zeitoun's occupation?
(a) Driver.
(b) Professor.
(c) Contractor.
(d) Substitute teacher.

12. What does Zeitoun refuse to do during the flood?
(a) All of these.
(b) Leave the city.
(c) Listen to the radio.
(d) Work with strangers.

13. What kind of boat helps the single woman found by Zeitoun?
(a) Fishing boat.
(b) Kayak.
(c) Canoe.
(d) Military boat.

14. How many tenants does Zeitoun have?
(a) 22.
(b) 24.
(c) 20.
(d) 18.

15. How old is Zachary at the beginning of the book?
(a) 15.
(b) 11.
(c) 17.
(d) 13.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zeitoun's wife think about the news reports about Katrina?

2. What does Kathy tease Zeitoun about when she hears about the flood?

3. Why can't Zeitoun sleep in his bed during the flood?

4. What is Katrina?

5. What did Zeitoun use for fishing as a child?

(see the answer keys)

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