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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is the narrator offended by the reference to "her girls," as stated by the lady whose family established the Mill Reef Club?
(a) Because the lady states that her girls should get married young.
(b) Because the lady discourages her girls from reading.
(c) Because her girls are illiterate.
(d) Because "her girls" are grown Antiguan women.
2. Who is suspected of murder but never convicted?
(a) V. C. Bird.
(c) Syrians and Lebanese.
(d) The narrator.
3. Who has green cards that allow them to escape to the United States?
(a) The narrator and her family.
(b) All Antiguan ministers of government.
(c) No one.
(d) All Antiguans.
4. Why were Africans brought to Antigua?
(a) To teach the English about agriculture.
(b) To build homes.
(c) To be slaves.
(d) They sought religious freedom.
5. Whose beautiful poorness is unreal?
(a) The slaves'.
(b) The narrator's.
(c) The villages'.
(d) The English's.
Short Answer Questions
1. During the second Prime Minister's term, what happened to tourism?
2. Who is the Queen's stand-in in Antigua before the island becomes self-governing?
3. What are used as havens for drug smuggling in Antigua?
4. What kind of characters are the English?
5. How does the narrator describe the English?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Section 4, which characters are static, and which characters are dynamic?
2. What do the Syrians and Lebanese do in Antigua?
3. What role do the slave records play in Section 3?
4. When was Antigua discovered and by whom?
5. How does the Antigua of the present compare to the Antigua of the past?
6. Describe the only two Prime Ministers that Antigua has had in the thirty years that it has been a self-governing nation.
7. Why does the narrator consider what the island's beauty must do to the natives?
8. In regard to the Bird family, what are Antiguans' concerns, and how are these concerns lessened?
9. Why do all Antiguan ministers possess green cards, and what happens to honest ministers?
10. How does the narrator describe Antigua at the beginning of Section 4?
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