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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. In 1963, what did Bessie encourage her readers to do?
(a) Flee.
(b) Fight against the status quo.
(c) Love their neighbor.
(d) Look to God to save them.

2. In "Village people," what kind of porridge do they have for every meal?
(a) Rice.
(b) Potato.
(c) Millet.
(d) Wheat.

3. How does Bessie describe the people from the place that the American woman hails from?
(a) Wealthy but caring.
(b) Creative and beautiful.
(c) Lazy and spoiled.
(d) Exciting and adventurous.

4. In "Village people," Bessie states that African peace is what?
(a) Deceptive.
(b) A one-sided truce.
(c) Non-existent.
(d) Only a dream.

5. Who does Bessie think the Afrikaner race will one day emulate?
(a) Their ancestors.
(b) The United States southern racists.
(c) Adolph Hitler.
(d) England.

Short Answer Questions

1. In 1964, where did Bessie move to?

2. What did Bessie have to start doing in 1966?

3. In "chibuku beer and independence," who sent free beer for the independence celebration?

4. Bessie described her friend, Snowball, as perfectly black except for his what?

5. What was Bessie forbidden to do on holidays?

Short Essay Questions

1. In "A Gentle People," what are Bessie's feelings regarding the black people of Cape Town?

2. In "The Old Woman," what is Bessie referring to when she says "Gods walk around Africa barefoot with nothing"?

3. What are Bessie's beliefs about racists?

4. What more compassionate details concerning her mother did Bessie learn over time?

5. How did Bessie react when she was forbidden to visit her adoptive family on school holidays?

6. Why did Bessie keep all the notes that the American woman gave her?

7. How does Bessie describe Botswana in 1964?

8. What did Bessie think of the mission orphanage that she was sent to at age 13?

9. In "An Unspeakable Crime," why does Bessie feel discouraged by the South African blacks?

10. In "preface to Witchcraft," why is Bessie angry with South Africa?

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