1. How is the beginning of the prologue unusual?
(a) Mr. Biswas begins telling his own story.
(b) All the dialogue is in Hindi.
(c) The prologue begins with Mr. Biswas' murder.
(d) The prologue begins with the end of Mr. Biswas' story.
2. What job is Mr. Biswas fired from in the prologue?
(a) Reporter for the Trinidad "Sentinel."
(b) Taxicab driver in Trinidad.
(c) Overseer for a sugar plantation.
(d) Police officer in Trinidad.
3. In the prologue, what severance is Mr. Biswas given after he is fired?
(b) Three months' notice and a free newspaper delivered to his door each morning.
(c) A hundred rupees and a taxicab ride home.
(d) Fifteen rupees and a free police radio.
4. In the prologue, how much of the mortgage is left on Mr. Biswas' house?
5. In the prologue, why is Mr. Biswas pleased with his wife Shama?
(a) She makes his favorite meal the night he is fired.
(b) She does not run back to her family when he is fired.
(c) She confronts his boss after he is fired.
(d) She supports the family by getting a job in a local school.
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