|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Maya react to Nana Nketsia's request?
2. Maya and her group of American friends arrange for Malcolm X to meet with:
3. When friends ask Maya to sing for the visiting Liberian president, how does she react?
4. When Malcolm X speaks in Accra, what does he say has changed in his attitude towards whites?
5. When Maya takes a trip into the bush and meets with a tribal leader, where does the man think Maya is from?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain Maya's reasons for going to Africa.
1. What does she hope to find there?
2. Where does she end up?
3. Did she intend to live there? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Describe how Maya's fierce independence creates both challenges and opportunities for her in Ghana.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the changes taking place in Ghana with the changes happening in the United States during the time period covered in this book.
This section contains 231 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)