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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. Once she realizes that her son is going to be all right after what happens to him unexpectedly, Maya starts to:
(a) Create a sculpture as a gift for her son.
(b) Write a poem honoring humanity.
(c) Take care of herself and make friends.
(d) Volunteer at the library.
2. What article is Maya asked to write when she looks for journalism work in Africa?
(a) American Cuisine.
(b) Reflections of Africa.
(c) African Heritage.
(d) America Today.
3. Efua takes Maya to Aburi, a town near Accra, for what?
(a) Birthday party.
(b) Thanksgiving feast.
(c) Baby naming ceremony.
(d) Graduation ceremony.
4. When Maya first goes to the Ghana Broadcasting office, who does she want to talk with?
(a) The person who interviews local guests.
(b) The only American working there.
(c) The senior vice president of the company.
(d) The person who hires writers.
5. To thank Maya for finding her misplaced pay envelope, what does Grace Nuamah do?
(a) Treats Maya to lunch.
(b) Buys Maya a purse.
(c) Takes Maya to the movies.
(d) Writes a poem for Maya.
Short Answer Questions
1. Maya meets Efua Sutherland, who is head of what?
2. What does Kojo's family give Maya?
3. At the time of the events of this book, who is Kwame Nkrumah?
4. What happens to Maya's son early in the story?
5. How were Americans regarded in Ghana after an assassination attempt on the Ghanaian president?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the Revolutionist Returnees help Malcolm X when he goes to Accra?
2. Describe Sheikhali's and Maya's first date.
3. Who accompanies Maya when she has breakfast with the German couple?
4. What does Maya dislike about Sheikhali?
5. What are the Revolutionist Returnees trying to help Malcolm X achieve?
6. While in Ghana, who does Malcolm X end up meeting with?
7. Who accompanies Malcolm X to the airport?
8. Why does Malcolm X go to Ghana?
9. Why does Maya decide to return to the United States?
10. Who is Malcolm X?
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