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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 Maya dislike about Sheikhali?
(a) His attitude towards women.
(b) His annoying laugh.
(c) The way he treats Americans.
(d) His clothes.
2. As an American, how does Maya regard the African culture she is discovering?
(a) It's foreign to her.
(b) It's no different than much of American culture.
(c) It's far more advanced than American culture.
(d) She feels like she fits right in.
3. In Aburi, Maya and her friend watch a parade where Maya especially enjoys what?
(a) Blaring horns.
(b) Australian didgeridoos.
(c) Spanish guitars.
(d) Beating drums.
4. Where is Maya's son studying?
(a) University of Douala.
(b) University of Ghana.
(c) University of Nairobi.
(d) National University of Rwanda.
5. After being treated poorly by some in Ghana, Maya wonders what?
(a) If she can go back to the United States.
(b) If it's because her ancestors were slaves.
(c) If she's being overly sensitive.
(d) If she should write a letter to the editor.
Short Answer Questions
1. While watching dancers at the festival in Aburi, what does Maya notice?
2. What job does Maya's friend, Vicki, get in Africa?
3. What else does Professor J.H. Nketia help Maya with?
4. What does the hairdresser tease Maya about?
5. What does Kojo's family give Maya?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain why Kojo's family visits Maya.
2. What does Maya dislike about Sheikhali?
3. What is the mood during the meal when Maya and Torvash talk with Dieter and his wife?
4. How are the Americans in Ghana regarded following an assassination attempt on the nation's president?
5. Who are Alice and Vicki?
6. How does Maya help dance teacher Grace Nuamah, and how does Grace repay Maya?
7. How is Maya treated by the villagers at Dunkwa?
8. Why is the first-person point of view especially effective in "All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes?"
9. How does Maya react to Kojo's request?
10. Describe Sheikhali's and Maya's first date.
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