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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. When were Africans brought to Antigua?
(a) Not long after its discovery.
(d) In 1567.
2. Whose suspicions of the narrator as a child were justified?
(a) The narrator's mother's.
(b) The head librarian's.
(c) The headmistress of the narrator's school.
(d) The Primer Minister's.
3. Who is freed in a way when the English leave Antigua?
(b) The narrator.
(c) The English.
(d) The Syrians.
4. Why were Africans brought to Antigua?
(a) They sought religious freedom.
(b) To teach the English about agriculture.
(c) To be slaves.
(d) To build homes.
5. What charge is the second Prime Minister imprisoned for?
(a) Using his office for personal profit.
(b) Cheating on his spouse.
(c) Lying to the Antiguan people.
(d) Murdering government officials.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator's mother argue about with the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport?
2. How many Prime Ministers has Antigua had in its thirty years as a self-governing nation?
3. How much money do the French send for development, though it mysteriously disappears?
4. During the second Prime Minister's term, what happened to the sugar industry?
5. Who in Section 4 is described as submerged in the unreality of Antigua?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do all Antiguan ministers possess green cards, and what happens to honest ministers?
2. What happens to the acting Governor General when the Governor General goes to Europe in the months before Antigua's carnival?
3. How are the Antiguans taken advantage of due to their innocence and naivete?
4. What does the narrator say about small events which occur in small places?
5. What role do the slave records play in Section 3?
6. In regard to the Bird family, what are Antiguans' concerns, and how are these concerns lessened?
7. When the narrator decides to speak to the lady whose family helped establish the Mill Reef Club, what does the lady say, and how does the narrator feel about this?
8. Where is the library now situated, and what is happening with the books, according to Section 3?
9. In Section 4, which characters are static, and which characters are dynamic?
10. How are the slaves and slaveholders compared in Section 4?
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