Final Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In old African custom, what were women forbidden to handle?
2. What was the name of the conquered tribe in Botswana?
3. According to Bessie in "Despite broken bondage . . .," what do men in Botswana mostly do?
(c) Play games.
4. What is the meaning of "didactic" works?
(a) Geographical works.
(b) Historical, yet fiction.
(c) Dealing with African culture.
(d) Pre-planned conclusions and principles.
5. In Chapter 2, what does Bessie believe that people cannot protest against?
(b) Their own natures.
(c) The white man.
(d) Evil social systems.
6. In "African religions," Bessie states that African religion doesn't receive value because they don't have what?
(a) Money for recruiting followers.
(b) Ornate houses of worship.
(c) Large congregations.
(d) Deity figurines to worship.
7. In Chapter 2, what does Bessie feel that the African people need, for their civilization?
(a) Largeness of heart.
8. In Chapter 2, Bessie believes that God is embodied in whom?
(a) The American woman.
(b) The children.
(c) Her adoptive mother.
(d) The souls of all black Africans.
9. What, does Bessie feel that exploitation and evil are dependent on?
(a) Cultural misunderstandings.
(b) Financial imbalance.
(c) Resigned acceptance of authority.
(d) Lack of communication between oppressor and oppressed.
10. What does Bessie attribute her bad habits and violent nature to?
(b) Fellow refugees.
(c) How she grew up.
(d) Mental instability.
11. Bessie describes Botswana men as what?
(a) Not nice.
12. What kind of large mine was discovered in Africa after independence?
13. In "God and the underdog," why does Bessie say the Klansmen make God a white man with blue eyes?
(a) They have no imagination.
(b) The white people are the most alienated from God.
(c) They're arrogant and think God must resemble them.
(d) They don't really understand God's teachings.
14. Who was the great leader of Botswana that protected it's people?
15. In Chapter 2, whose religious ideas hold great appeal for Bessie?
(a) The local bishop.
(c) The Pope.
(d) Professor Mbiti.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "Notes on novels," how is pre-colonial invasion South Africa described?
2. What does the musician, Makeba, have a passion for?
3. Bessie feels that literature in South Africa is very what?
4. By the 1830's, most of the tribes of South Africa were what?
5. What special category did Bessie see her writing in?
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