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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Zeitoun's brother's name?
2. How long was Zeitoun's brother a sea captain?
(a) 20 years.
(b) 30 years.
(c) 40 years.
(d) 10 years.
3. Who teases Zeitoun about forgetting his daughter?
(a) His brother.
(b) His wife.
(c) His daughter.
(d) His best friend.
4. What does Kathy tease Zeitoun about when she hears about the flood?
(a) He can't swim.
(b) He didn't renew the flood insurance.
(c) He told her to come home.
(d) He gets to play at the lake.
5. Who does Zeitoun seek out the second day of the flood?
(a) His properties.
(c) Military men.
(d) Elderly people.
6. Where does Yuko live?
(b) Salt Lake.
(c) Baton Rouge.
7. Where does Zeitoun sleep when his bed won't do during the storm?
(a) The couch.
(b) A hotel.
(c) The bathtub.
(d) The roof.
8. How old is Zachary at the beginning of the book?
9. Why can't Zeitoun sleep in his bed during the flood?
(a) He misses his wife.
(b) It is too hot.
(c) It has been damaged.
(d) He is too scared.
10. How many years have passed since Zeitoun's fishing days?
11. Why does Kathy's mother think she wears the hijab?
(a) For her children.
(b) To bother her family.
(c) For her husband.
(d) To make people uncomfortable.
12. What is Katrina?
(a) A truck.
(b) A tree.
(c) A hurricane.
(d) A tornado.
13. What kind of boat helps the single woman found by Zeitoun?
(b) Fishing boat.
(c) Military boat.
14. What makes Zeitoun enthusiastic during the flood?
(a) He makes money.
(b) He saves people.
(c) He talks to his wife.
(d) He repairs some damage.
15. What is Frank desperate for when Zeitoun sees him?
(c) Pain medication.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Zeitoun keep in touch with Kathy during the flood?
2. Why is Zeitoun getting more work than normal at the beginning of the book?
3. How does Zeitoun get around the neighborhood during the flood?
4. How far from the coast would Zeitoun go to fish as a child?
5. How do Zeitoun and his wife keep in touch all day?
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