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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Kathy tease Zeitoun about when she hears about the flood?
(a) He gets to play at the lake.
(b) He can't swim.
(c) He didn't renew the flood insurance.
(d) He told her to come home.
2. What city was Zeitoun born in?
3. How does Zeitoun save special items from the flood?
(a) He carries them to the second floor.
(b) He moves them to the basement.
(c) He puts them in a time capsule.
(d) He loads them in the canoe.
4. What kind of boat helps the single woman found by Zeitoun?
(a) Military boat.
(c) Fishing boat.
5. What is Zeitoun's occupation?
(c) Substitute teacher.
6. Why can't Zeitoun personally help the single woman he finds?
(a) The canoe is sinking.
(b) He is too tired.
(c) She is too big.
(d) She is afraid of swimming.
7. What does Zeitoun weep for while getting around the neighborhood during the flood?
(a) The injured people.
(b) His family.
(c) His property.
(d) The dead animals.
8. What is the name of Zeitoun's wife?
9. Who does Zeitoun seek out the second day of the flood?
(a) Elderly people.
(c) Military men.
(d) His properties.
10. What contaminates the water in the flood?
(b) All of these.
11. What does Zeitoun's wife think about the news reports about Katrina?
(a) They are completely false.
(b) They are exaggerated.
(c) They are right on.
(d) They are upsetting.
12. Where was Ahmad from?
13. How do Zeitoun and his wife keep in touch all day?
(a) They send e-mails.
(b) They text message.
(c) They meet in the office.
(d) They call each other.
14. Why does Kathy decide to visit Yuko?
(a) To get some work done.
(b) To be closer to Zeitoun.
(c) To avoid her family.
(d) To keep her children safe.
15. What is the name of Zeitoun's oldest brother?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Zeitoun getting more work than normal at the beginning of the book?
2. Where does Kathy stay after hearing about the flood?
3. Why does Kathy's mother think she wears the hijab?
4. What country was Zeitoun born in?
5. How many tenants does Zeitoun have?
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