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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who influenced the Burmese in terms of philosophy?
(a) The Indians.
(b) The Greeks.
(c) The Persians.
(d) The Chinese.
2. What was the Freedom Bloc?
(a) A political party.
(b) A junta.
(c) A section of Burma free from British rule.
(d) A workers' union.
3. What was Aung San's response to his fame in 1942?
(a) He vehemently rejected all of the attention placed on him.
(b) He had worked hard for the advancement of the Burmese people.
(c) He thought it was his time to bask in the spotlight.
(d) He had not earned himself a place in the history of Burma.
4. When did political thinking in Burma get stalled?
(a) In 1962.
(b) By World War II.
(c) By World War I.
(d) During the Cold War.
5. What group was at the core of the Burma Independence Army (BIA)?
(a) The Twelve Angry Men.
(b) The Thirty Comrades.
(c) The Gang of Four.
(d) The Rangoon Seven.
6. In "Belief in Burma's Future," what has sprung up throughout the country because the police can no longer guarantee security in 1988?
(c) Political rallies.
(d) Local vigilante groups.
7. Why did Burma have few social problems?
(a) The Burmese people had a very strict moral code.
(b) The country had a lot of natural resources.
(c) There was no social stratification.
(d) Because the British army maintained a tight control over the people.
8. Which country had formed a similar committee that is being proposed in "The Formation of a People's Committee"?
9. According to Aung San Suu Kyi, what is part of the unceasing human endeavor to prove?
(a) "To prove that there is a compelling need for a closer relationship between politics and ethics at both the national and international levels."
(b) "To prove that the quintessential revolution is that of the spirit."
(c) "To prove It is the cumulative effect on their sustained effort and steady endurance which will change a nation."
(d) "To prove that the spirit of man can transcend the flaws of his own nature."
10. In 1988 in Burma, what gave hope to the process of decline?
(a) A military coup.
(b) An election.
(c) The democratic movement.
(d) Intervention by the United Nations.
11. What was Burma's main export?
(b) Gem stones.
12. In Suu Kyi's interview with Karan Thapar in August 29, 1988, what does she state as her vision for her role in Burma?
(a) She will look for ways in which she can be most of service.
(b) She will lead from behind the scenes.
(c) She will hand the reigns of the leadership over to the party chairman.
(d) She wants to become a leader as great as her father.
13. According to Aung San Suu Kyi, when did the western influence on Burmese language and literature become evident?
(a) During the latter part of the nineteenth century.
(b) During the beginning of the twentieth century.
(c) During the middle part of the nineteenth century.
(d) During the middle part of the twentieth century.
14. What is the main river in Burma?
(a) The Yalu.
(b) The Buriganga.
(c) The Salween.
(d) The Irrawaddy.
15. According to Aung San Suu Kyi, what are the Burmese people eager to study?
(c) Modern politics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does not allow fear to dictate behavior?
2. In "Belief in Burma's Future," what is Suu Kyi's fear about the army in Burma?
3. In Suu Kyi's interview with Karan Thapar in August 29, 1988, Suu Kyi explains what she means by Burma's need for a second struggle for independence, which is:
4. What group became the voice for Burmese nationalism?
5. Under what condition did Aung San vow he would resign his position as the leader of Burma?
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