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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What contaminates the water in the flood?
(a) All of these.
2. How old was Zeitoun when he began fishing?
3. What is Zeitoun's brother's name?
4. How much older than his wife is Zeitoun?
(a) 10 years.
(b) 20 years.
(c) 15 years.
(d) 5 years.
5. How is Zachary different from his siblings?
(a) He has light skin.
(b) He is from a different marriage.
(c) He is a citizen.
(d) He has a mental disability.
6. What did Zeitoun use for fishing as a child?
(c) All of these.
7. How do Zeitoun and Frank know each other?
(a) They do not know each other at all.
(b) They work together.
(c) They went to school together.
(d) They are neighbors.
8. What does Zeitoun use for light at night during the flood?
(a) His cell phone.
(b) Gas lamps.
(c) A flashlight.
9. How old was Zeitoun's wife when he met her?
10. Where was Ahmad from?
11. Why can't Zeitoun personally help the single woman he finds?
(a) He is too tired.
(b) She is afraid of swimming.
(c) She is too big.
(d) The canoe is sinking.
12. What does the yard look like after Zeitoun is awoken by a strange sound?
(a) A swamp.
(b) A wasteland.
(c) A dump.
(d) A sea.
13. Why does Zeitoun refuse to leave during the flood?
(a) He wants to protect his home.
(b) It would cost too much money.
(c) It would take too much time.
(d) He feels he has a purpose there.
14. How long does Zeitoun say recovery will take when he sees the flood?
15. How many children does Zeitoun have?
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Zeitoun keep in touch with Kathy during the flood?
2. How long was Zeitoun's brother a sea captain?
3. What does Kathy want saved from the flood?
4. Why can't Zeitoun sleep in his bed during the flood?
5. How many years have passed since Zeitoun's fishing days?
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