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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The tourists try not to dwell on the condition of what public facility?
(a) The welfare office.
(b) The police station.
(c) The mansions.
(d) The hospital.

2. What has changed since the narrator's youth?
(a) Slavery has been abolished.
(b) Her mother.
(c) The Antiguan government.
(d) Antigua.

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

4. Who constantly rebukes children for behaving like monkeys?
(a) The headmistress of the girls' school.
(b) The Czechoslovakian refugee.
(c) The Barclay Brothers.
(d) The founders of the Mill Reef Club.

5. What does the narrator reminisce about near the beginning of Section 2?
(a) The streets she grew up on.
(b) Attending elementary school.
(c) Her family life.
(d) Her first marriage.

6. What does the narrator condemn about the tourists in Section 1?
(a) Their stupidity.
(b) Their vapidity.
(c) Their shallowness.
(d) Their ugliness.

7. What is the only offense the Czechoslovakian refugee accepts from his patients?
(a) The color of the skin.
(b) Their ignorance.
(c) Their sarcasm.
(d) Their dirtiness.

8. Why are the natives jealous of the tourists?
(a) Because the tourists are from a nicer place.
(b) Because the tourists do not have any concerns.
(c) The natives are not jealous of the tourists.
(d) Because they are unable to escape the place that they live.

9. Where is Queen Victoria's death celebrated?
(a) In London.
(b) In America.
(c) In Antigua.
(d) At the school she attended in England.

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

11. What are the Antiguans still being extorted for?
(a) For amusement.
(b) Pecuniary gains.
(c) They are not being extorted.
(d) Moral reasons.

12. Who are presented as the protagonists of Section 2?
(a) The tourists.
(b) Antiguans.
(c) The narrator and her family.
(d) The English.

13. What does Section 2 compare and contrast?
(a) The tourists and the Antiguans.
(b) The English and the narrator.
(c) Antigua and England.
(d) Antigua of the past and present.

14. Why do the English leave Antigua?
(a) Because they are lonely.
(b) Because they are murdered.
(c) Because they miss their home.
(d) Because they are poorer than the Antiguans.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How do the tourists feel about the three similar objects that they pass?

2. What does the author say in Section 2 that the English steal from the Antiguans?

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

4. Where do the tourists finally arrive in Section 1?

5. What makes the Antiguans feel superior to foreigners?

(see the answer keys)

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