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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. How does the author describe how beautiful Antigua was before?
(c) It was not beautiful before.
2. Whose voice does the narrator utilize?
(a) Her mother's.
(b) It varies throughout the book.
(c) V. C. Bird's.
(d) Jamaica Kincaid's.
3. What is established to promote better wages, working conditions and life for Antiguans?
(a) West Indies Oil Refinery.
(b) Antiguan Trades and Labor Union.
(c) Barclay Bank.
(d) Mill Reef Club.
4. What does the author say is lacking to separate Antiguans from the past?
(d) A historical moment.
5. Who are ordinary people, according to the author in Section 4?
(a) The foreigners who lives in Antigua.
(b) The Syrians.
(c) No one is ordinary.
Short Answer Questions
1. What charge is the second Prime Minister imprisoned for?
2. Who is in charge of the Treasury, Tourism and Public Works?
3. How does the narrator describe the pain of Antiguans?
4. What is now situated above a dry-goods store?
5. Why were Africans brought to Antigua?
Short Essay Questions
1. What role do the slave records play in Section 3?
2. What does the narrator say about small events which occur in small places?
3. Describe the Redonda stamp scandal.
4. What is said about casinos is Section 3, and what will actually occur, according to the narrator?
5. Where is the library now situated, and what is happening with the books, according to Section 3?
6. What does the narrator compare to Antigua in Section 4, and how does she use this analogy?
7. How does the narrator describe Antigua at the beginning of Section 4?
8. What happens when the English leave Antigua at the end of Section 4?
9. In Section 4, what role does emancipation play?
10. How are the Antiguans taken advantage of due to their innocence and naivete?
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