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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How do people arrive in Antigua at the beginning of Section 1?
(a) By V. C. Bird Marina.
(b) By parachuting in.
(c) By V. C. Bird International Airport.
(d) By boat.

2. What does the narrator pity?
(a) The poverty of Antiguans.
(b) The demolished library.
(c) Nothing.
(d) The ruined empire of the English.

3. What does the narrator hate about a specific group of people?
(a) Their friendship with her mother.
(b) Their supposed superiority.
(c) Their concern for others.
(d) Their innocence and naivete.

4. How do the tourists feel by the time they return to their homes?
(a) Sad.
(b) Happy.
(c) Well-rested.
(d) Exhausted.

5. What does the author say is the only thing that tourists consider?
(a) The comfort of the natives.
(b) Their own comfort.
(c) The desires of the natives.
(d) Their desires.

6. Who does the narrator pity?
(a) The tourists.
(b) The Antiguans.
(c) Her mother.
(d) The English.

7. Who do the tourists see as superior to the natives and their ancestors?
(a) The narrator.
(b) No one.
(c) The English.
(d) Themselves and their ancestors.

8. How do the natives view the comments about their children behaving like monkeys?
(a) They cannot tolerate such comments.
(b) They never consider that these comments are racist.
(c) They think these comments are funny.
(d) They do not know about these comments.

9. Who tries to overcharge the tourists?
(a) The hotel manager.
(b) The taxi drivers.
(c) The pilot.
(d) The narrator.

10. Since when has the library been closed?
(a) The Earthquake of 1974.
(b) The Tsunami of 1980.
(c) The Volcano Eruption of 1970.
(d) The Hurricane of 1977.

11. Who loves England so much that they leave and never return?
(a) No one.
(b) Antiguans.
(c) Americans.
(d) The English.

12. Who do the tourists wonder at?
(a) Themselves.
(b) The English.
(c) The narrator.
(d) The natives.

13. According to the author, where do the tourists behave as normal people?
(a) Everywhere.
(b) There is no such thing as normal people.
(c) In Antigua.
(d) At home.

14. What are Antiguans apathetic toward?
(a) Slavery.
(b) The English.
(c) Tourism.
(d) Capitalism.

15. In regard to the laws that the narrator recalls being passed, what do the English have difficulty determining?
(a) Who is a native Antiguan.
(b) What language is abusive.
(c) How much money to take.
(d) What to do about books that people already own.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long have the owners of the first mansion lived in Antigua?

2. Who does not realize the cruelty of their actions concerning slavery?

3. What do the English praise?

4. What do the tourists wonder if the car owners have?

5. How was the second mansion paid for?

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