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Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. Which of the following men is not a priest?

2. Whom does Kumalo bring from Johannesburg to Ndotsheni?

3. What money does Kumalo use for his trip to Johannesburg?

4. What happens to Gertrude at the end of the novel?

5. Who is John Harrison?

6. Why don’t black mine workers bring their families to Johannesburg?

7. What happens when the police catch Absalom?

8. Who comes to visit Kumalo and practice his Zulu?

9. Who is pregnant when the novel ends?

10. What happens in the church in Ndotsheni during the confirmation?

11. Why are the village children dying?

12. What is the topic of John’s speech, to which Kumalo and Jarvis listen?

13. Who dies on confirmation day in Ndotsheni?

14. What does umfundisi mean?

15. Why does Kumalo go up into the mountain?

16. What does the novel say is the basis of Johannesburg’s wealth?

17. Why was Absalom at the reformatory?

18. Where are Absalom and Kumalo finally reunited?

19. What weapon does Johannes carry when the boys try to rob Arthur Jarvis?

20. Other than his politics, how does John Kumalo make his living?

21. Why did Absalom’s wife run away from her home?

22. Who gives Msimangu and Kumalo a ride to Alexandra?

23. What is the chief’s role in building the dam?

24. Which priest marries Absalom and his girlfriend?

25. Who orchestrates the building of Shanty Town?

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