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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 are the "Revolutionist Returnees?"
(a) Americans seeking refuge in Africa.
(b) South African freedom fighters.
(c) Americans trying to spread democracy.
(d) Africans working to end hunger.
2. Following Maya's reaction to the Senior Common Room discussion, what does the steward do?
(a) Applauds her.
(b) Laughs out loud.
(c) Reprimands her.
(d) Apologizes to the Englishman.
3. What job does Maya's friend, Vicki, get in Africa?
(a) House cleaner for a university professor.
(b) Editor of a prestigious paper.
(c) Typist in a foreign embassy.
(d) Cook at the YMCA kitchen.
4. What does Kojo say when Maya explains she has no funds?
(a) He thanks her nonetheless.
(b) He's not looking for a job.
(c) He wants to hire her.
(d) He'll work for tips.
5. What gift does Sheikhali send to Maya?
(a) Gold necklace.
(c) Pearl earrings.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Maya feel living in Africa?
2. After living at the YMCA, where does Maya move to temporarily?
3. When Maya and her friends talk with a couple who have just arrived from the United States, what do they tell the couple?
4. At the celebration at Aburi, Maya is given a handkerchief which she uses to:
5. After being treated poorly by some in Ghana, Maya wonders what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the Revolutionist Returnees trying to help Malcolm X achieve?
2. What emotions surface for Maya when she passes by Cape Coast in Ghana?
3. How are the Americans in Ghana regarded following an assassination attempt on the nation's president?
4. What trip does Maya take before leaving Ghana for the United States?
5. Who are the "Revolutionist Returnees?"
6. Back in Accra, why is Maya taken to the home of Nana Nketsia, a local tribe chief and adviser to the president?
7. After being mistreated and discriminated against by people whose skin color is the same as hers, what does Maya start to theorize?
8. Who chastises Maya after she erupts in anger in the Senior Common Room?
9. How do the Revolutionist Returnees help Malcolm X when he goes to Accra?
10. How does Maya react to Sheikhali's ongoing marriage proposals?
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