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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. What does a government official condone during a radio appearance?
(a) Building casinos.
(b) Establishing a labor union for Antiguans.
(c) The Redonda stamps.
(d) Rebuilding the library.
2. Why does the narrator think Antigua is in worse condition as a self-ruled nation?
(a) Because of the corrupt government in power.
(b) She does not think this.
(c) Antigua is not a self-ruled nation.
(d) Because of the ignorance of the natives.
3. In Section 4, who is the oppressor?
(a) English slaves.
(b) English slaveholders.
(c) African slaves.
(d) African slaveholders.
4. During the second Prime Minister's term, what happened to the sugar industry?
(a) It never existed.
(b) It profited.
(c) It went bankrupt.
(d) It ceased to exist.
5. What is now situated above a dry-goods store?
(a) The library.
(b) The school.
(c) The hospital.
(d) The narrator's life.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has green cards that allow them to escape to the United States?
2. When the English leave Antigua, what do the slaveholders become?
3. What is held to raise funds to repair the library?
4. When Antigua becomes self-governing, what happens to the Queen's stand-in?
5. What does the narrator's mother argue about with the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are the Antiguans taken advantage of due to their innocence and naivete?
2. What does the narrator say about small events which occur in small places?
3. Why do all Antiguan ministers possess green cards, and what happens to honest ministers?
4. How does the narrator describe Antigua at the beginning of Section 4?
5. When the narrator was a child, what did the head librarian suspect, and what does the narrator say about these suspicions?
6. What does the narrator compare to Antigua in Section 4, and how does she use this analogy?
7. What do the Syrians and Lebanese do in Antigua?
8. Describe the only two Prime Ministers that Antigua has had in the thirty years that it has been a self-governing nation.
9. How are slaves and slaveholders viewed by the narrator in Section 4?
10. In regard to the Bird family, what are Antiguans' concerns, and how are these concerns lessened?
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