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Kaffir Boy

Kaffir Boy


by Mark Mathabane

Kaffir Boy: Not About Roger Federer Quiz

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Q. What does Mark Mathabane grow up hating and fearing?

Figures of authority
Foods high in cholesterol
Q. How does Mark do in school?

He rises to the top of his class
He excels in gym, recess and lunch
He struggles mightily but works hard and manages passing grades
He flunks out
Q. What happens after Mark graduates from primary school?

His education comes to an end, as his family is unable to afford to pay for more
He goes to work in his father’s shop
He receives a scholarship to pay for secondary school
He is given the distressing news that he is now expected to go out into the world and obtain something called a “job”
Q. . How does Mark learn English?

By taking an English class at his school
His grandmother teaches him
Rosetta Stone
From The Complete Fawlty Towers box set he gets for his birthday
By reading the books that the Smiths give him
Q. What sport does Mark grow to love?

Street luge