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by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Nervous Conditions Quiz 1

1. How old is Tambu when Nhamo dies?

  • 3
  • 13
  • 25
  • She is not born yet

2. What is the nearest city to Tambu's homestead?

  • London
  • Umtali
  • Fort Victoria
  • Salisbury

3. Who comes up with the idea that Nhamo should go to school at the mission?

  • Maiguru
  • Babamukuru
  • Jeremiah
  • Tambu

4. What country does Babamukuru's family move to for 5 years?

  • The United States
  • England
  • Switzerland
  • France

5. Which character is not one of Tambu's siblings?

  • Nyasha
  • Netsai
  • Rambanai
  • Nhamo

6. In Chapter 1, what animal does Tambu have to kill to celebrate her brother's return home?

  • a pig
  • an ox
  • a bear
  • a cock

7. Where did Babamukuru earn his Bachelor's Degree?

  • The United States
  • England
  • South Africa
  • Rhodesia

8. What crop does Tambu's family grow on the homestead?

  • Herbs
  • Maize
  • Tomatoes
  • Potatoes

9. What does Ma'Shingayi do to earn money for Nhamo's school fees?

  • She grows more maize
  • She puts her children to work at a factory
  • She sells boiled eggs
  • She becomes a prostitute

10. How does Tambu decide to earn money for her own school fees?

  • By performing music in the street
  • By becoming a prostitute
  • By growing extra maize and selling it herself
  • By renting a room on the homestead

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