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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When does Zeitoun think about his family in the homeland?
(a) When he drives to work.
(b) When he goes to church.
(c) When he gets letters.
(d) When he eats dinner.
2. How is Zachary different from his siblings?
(a) He is from a different marriage.
(b) He has a mental disability.
(c) He has light skin.
(d) He is a citizen.
3. What interrupts Zeitoun's morning prayers during the flood?
(a) A phone call.
(b) A helicopter.
(c) Rushing water.
(d) Barking dogs.
4. Why is Zeitoun getting more work than normal at the beginning of the book?
(a) His just graduated.
(b) A hurricane is coming.
(c) He has more time.
(d) The holiday season is coming.
5. How old was Zeitoun's wife when he met her?
6. Who teases Zeitoun about forgetting his daughter?
(a) His daughter.
(b) His wife.
(c) His brother.
(d) His best friend.
7. What city was Zeitoun born in?
8. What is the name of Zeitoun's oldest brother?
9. What contaminates the water in the flood?
(c) All of these.
10. What makes Zeitoun enthusiastic during the flood?
(a) He saves people.
(b) He repairs some damage.
(c) He talks to his wife.
(d) He makes money.
11. Why can't Zeitoun personally help the single woman he finds?
(a) She is afraid of swimming.
(b) The canoe is sinking.
(c) He is too tired.
(d) She is too big.
12. What does Zeitoun say the dogs in the neighborhood sound like during the flood?
13. What does the strange sound that wakes Zeitoun up remind him of?
(a) A drum beat.
(b) A pipe.
(c) A gunshot.
(d) A river.
14. How old was Zeitoun when he began fishing?
15. How much older than his wife is Zeitoun?
(a) 20 years.
(b) 15 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 10 years.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Zeitoun's wife think about the news reports about Katrina?
2. What religion does Zeitoun's wife follow?
3. What kind of bait does Zeitoun use when fishing as a child?
4. What did Zeitoun use for fishing as a child?
5. What does Kathy tease Zeitoun about when she hears about the flood?
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