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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. Who is the Queen's stand-in in Antigua before the island becomes self-governing?
(a) A Minister of Government.
(b) The Premier.
(c) The Prime Minister.
(d) The narrator.
2. Why is the narrator unable to talk to the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport?
(a) He is visiting his family in Europe.
(b) He hates her because of her mother.
(c) He is at a sporting event out of town.
(d) He is dead.
3. What do Antiguans worry that the Birds will be unwilling to relinquish?
(a) Their loving natures.
(b) Their estate in Antigua.
(c) Political power.
(d) Their immense wealth.
4. How many Prime Ministers has Antigua had in its thirty years as a self-governing nation?
5. Who are ordinary people, according to the author in Section 4?
(a) No one is ordinary.
(b) The foreigners who lives in Antigua.
(c) The Syrians.
Short Answer Questions
1. What charge is the second Prime Minister imprisoned for?
2. When were Africans brought to Antigua?
3. When the English leave Antigua, what do Antiguans become?
4. What are used as havens for drug smuggling in Antigua?
5. What kind of characters are the English?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the only two Prime Ministers that Antigua has had in the thirty years that it has been a self-governing nation.
2. In Section 4, what role does emancipation play?
3. What does the narrator say about small events which occur in small places?
4. In regard to the Bird family, what are Antiguans' concerns, and how are these concerns lessened?
5. When are Africans brought to Antigua, by whom, and why?
6. When the narrator was a child, what did the head librarian suspect, and what does the narrator say about these suspicions?
7. How are the Antiguans taken advantage of due to their innocence and naivete?
8. What does the narrator compare to Antigua in Section 4, and how does she use this analogy?
9. What does the narrator describe as surreal, besides the island?
10. What do the Syrians and Lebanese do in Antigua?
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