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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 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.
2. Who is freed in a way when the English leave Antigua?
(b) The Syrians.
(c) The narrator.
(d) The English.
3. Whose suspicions of the narrator as a child were justified?
(a) The narrator's mother's.
(b) The Primer Minister's.
(c) The head librarian's.
(d) The headmistress of the narrator's school.
4. How does the narrator describe the English?
(a) As excited to experience new things.
(b) As rubbish and a selfish, miserable disease.
(c) As disheartened and homesick.
(d) As noble and exalted.
5. Who owns much land in Antigua?
(a) The Prime Minister.
(c) Syrians and Lebanese.
(d) The narrator.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of character is the island of Antigua?
2. What is the old library now used as?
3. Where does the narrator's friend travel?
4. Who is not permitted time on the radio to defend themselves?
5. What does a government official condone during a radio appearance?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator describe as surreal, besides the island?
2. When the narrator was a child, what did the head librarian suspect, and what does the narrator say about these suspicions?
3. In Section 4, which characters are static, and which characters are dynamic?
4. How does the narrator describe Antigua at the beginning of Section 4?
5. Where is the library now situated, and what is happening with the books, according to Section 3?
6. What happens to the acting Governor General when the Governor General goes to Europe in the months before Antigua's carnival?
7. What role do the slave records play in Section 3?
8. What is said about casinos is Section 3, and what will actually occur, according to the narrator?
9. Why does the narrator consider what the island's beauty must do to the natives?
10. In regard to the Bird family, what are Antiguans' concerns, and how are these concerns lessened?
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