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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Yuko live?
(a) Salt Lake.
(d) Baton Rouge.
2. When does Zeitoun's wife hear the warnings about Katrina?
(a) While she is on the bus.
(b) While she is at work.
(c) While she is driving.
(d) While she is preparing dinner.
3. Why does Kathy's mother think she wears the hijab?
(a) To bother her family.
(b) For her husband.
(c) For her children.
(d) To make people uncomfortable.
4. What does Zeitoun's wife think about the news reports about Katrina?
(a) They are upsetting.
(b) They are exaggerated.
(c) They are completely false.
(d) They are right on.
5. What is the name of Zeitoun's oldest brother?
6. How long does Zeitoun say recovery will take when he sees the flood?
7. What is Katrina?
(a) A tree.
(b) A hurricane.
(c) A truck.
(d) A tornado.
8. What kind of bait does Zeitoun use when fishing as a child?
9. Why is Zeitoun getting more work than normal at the beginning of the book?
(a) A hurricane is coming.
(b) He has more time.
(c) The holiday season is coming.
(d) His just graduated.
10. What kind of boat helps the single woman found by Zeitoun?
(a) Military boat.
(b) Fishing boat.
11. How does Zeitoun get around the neighborhood during the flood?
(a) He uses the canoe.
(b) He floats in a sled.
(c) He makes a raft.
(d) He swims.
12. How do Zeitoun and Frank know each other?
(a) They are neighbors.
(b) They went to school together.
(c) They do not know each other at all.
(d) They work together.
13. 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.
14. How long was Zeitoun's brother a sea captain?
(a) 10 years.
(b) 30 years.
(c) 40 years.
(d) 20 years.
15. How far from the coast would Zeitoun go to fish as a child?
(a) One kilometer.
(b) One half mile.
(c) One mile.
(d) One half kilometer.
Short Answer Questions
1. What religion does Zeitoun's wife follow?
2. How is Zachary different from his siblings?
3. Where does Kathy stay after hearing about the flood?
4. What country was Zeitoun born in?
5. How do Zeitoun and his wife keep in touch all day?
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