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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 does the narrator see as innocent and naïve?
(b) Ministers of government.
(c) The English.
2. What is the old library now used as?
(a) The headquarters of a carnival troupe.
(b) A library.
(c) A school.
3. What paradoxical contradiction serves to provide another fault of Antigua?
(a) There are no paradoxical contradictions in "A Small Place."
(b) The beauty of the island and the ugliness of the tourists.
(c) The poverty of the Antiguans and the wealth accumulated through the tourism industry.
(d) The surrealism of the scene and the ordinariness of the people.
4. What is established to promote better wages, working conditions and life for Antiguans?
(a) Barclay Bank.
(b) Mill Reef Club.
(c) Antiguan Trades and Labor Union.
(d) West Indies Oil Refinery.
5. What does the author say is lacking to separate Antiguans from the past?
(b) A historical moment.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of characters are the Antiguans?
2. What is more exaggerated in a small place like Antigua?
3. How does the narrator describe the Africans?
4. Why is the narrator unable to talk to the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport?
5. Who are ordinary people, according to the author in Section 4?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the narrator consider what the island's beauty must do to the natives?
2. What does the narrator's friend say about Switzerland, and how does the narrator feel about this?
3. What happens when the English leave Antigua at the end of Section 4?
4. What is said about casinos is Section 3, and what will actually occur, according to the narrator?
5. In Section 4, which characters are static, and which characters are dynamic?
6. How are slaves and slaveholders viewed by the narrator in Section 4?
7. When are Africans brought to Antigua, by whom, and why?
8. Where is the library now situated, and what is happening with the books, according to Section 3?
9. How does the Antigua of the present compare to the Antigua of the past?
10. How does Section 4 begin as a panegyric, and how does it change?
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