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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. Maya learns that Kojo's family are middle class:
(c) Construction workers.
(d) Restaurant cooks.
2. While Maya is at the festival in Aburi, who comes to her table?
(a) A man who is accompanying the gentleman Maya finds attractive.
(b) Her friend Efua to urge Maya to come dance.
(c) A woman who brings Maya a green bandanna.
(d) The festival organizer to offer Maya a different pair of shoes.
3. When Maya goes into the Senior Common Room during a break one morning, she hears a group of professors and others discussing what?
(a) The Vietnam War.
(b) Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
(c) Apartheid in South Africa.
(d) The race between nations to reach the moon first.
4. Kojo tells Maya that he wants to go to school where?
5. What does Sheikhali want Maya to do for his children?
(a) Babysit them while he goes to Egypt.
(b) Teach them French and English.
(c) Walk them to and from school.
(d) Take them on a trip to the United States.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Maya regard T.D. Bafoo and his wife?
2. What does Kojo's family give Maya?
3. How does the author feel about discrimination?
4. When Maya and her friends talk with a couple who have just arrived from the United States, what do they tell the couple?
5. What job does Alice, Maya's friend, find in Ghana?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dieter ask of Maya?
2. Describe the friendship that Maya develops with T.D. Bafoo and his wife.
3. When she arrives at Ghana, what is Maya Angelou's intention?
4. How does Maya react to Sheikhali's marriage proposal?
5. What changes Maya's plans, causing her to stay in Ghana indefinitely?
6. While in Ghana, who does Malcolm X end up meeting with?
7. Who chastises Maya after she erupts in anger in the Senior Common Room?
8. Describe the thanksgiving feast Maya attends in Aburi.
9. Why do the Revolutionist Returnees organize a march to the American Embassy?
10. Describe Sheikhali's and Maya's first date.
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