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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 Suu Kyi find when she reaches her destination that she describes in her letter to the editor dated January 21, 1989?
(a) The streets are blocked off.
(b) The residents have lined the streets with flowers.
(c) There is graffitti with messages of support.
(d) She is denied entry by the army.
2. In her interview with Dominic Falder on AsiaWeek in July 1989, what are Suu Kyi's observations about the Burmese people?
(a) They have learned to be frightened.
(b) They have a rich heritage.
(c) They are a resilient group.
(d) They will be able to easily adjust to a democratic system.
3. In Suu Kyi's open letter dated September 26, 1988, what occasion does she want people to act upon her request ?
(a) The General Debate.
(b) The trial of seven innocents.
(c) The next meeting of the Burmese State Peace and Development Council.
(d) A visit by the director of the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights.
4. What did the Nobel Peace Prize committee determine about Suu Kyi when they selected her for the award?
(a) She stood high and above all of the other nominees for the award.
(b) She became the voice of a non-violent democratic movement opposing a brutal military regime.
(c) She is a person of high character and integrity.
(d) She is almost single-handedly withstanding the power of the military government.
5. In her letter to the editor dated 14 April, 1989, what does Suu Kyi affirm?
(a) That she will not back down no matter what hardships she faces.
(b) That the world is beginning to notice the plight of the Burmese people.
(c) That the democratic cause is making progress.
(d) That what she is doing is worthwhile.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Suu Kyi, in her speech on December 3, 1988, would the life expectancy be of the Burmese people in a democracy?
2. How did Aung San Suu Kyi travel when she describes the events in her letter to the editor dated January 21, 1989?
3. According to Ma Than E, what became a preoccupation when Suu Kyi accompanied her mother to New Delhi?
4. In her speech delivered at a pagoda in Myitkyina, Kachin State on April 27, 1989, what does Suu Kyi stress to the ethnic groups in Burma?
5. What happened to Aung San Su Kyi's party in the election in May 1990?
Short Essay Questions
1. In an interview with Dominic Falder on AsiaWeek in July 1989 what are Suu Kyi's observations about the Burmese people?
2. According to Joseph Silverstein, what was the military government's initial approach to Aung San Suu Kyi?
3. What was the conclusion of Aung San Suu Kyi's written agreement to stand for election in May 1990?
4. What was Josef Silverstein's response to how Aung San Suu Kyi could become the spokesperson for a democratic movement in a matter of weeks?
5. In an undated letter to the United Nations, what does Aung San Suu Kyi state as the policy of the National League for Democracy?
6. In Ma Than E's essay, what are her recollections about Aung San Suu Kyi' s childhood?
7. What happened after Aung San Suu Kyi submitted her written agreement to stand for election in May 1990?
8. What does Suu Kyi suggest in her open letter dated September 26,1988?
9. In an undated letter to the United Nations, what does Aung San Suu Kyi state as the position of the National League for Democracy regarding confrontation?
10. In Aung San Suu Kyi's letter to the editor she wrote on January 21, 1989, how does she describe her trip to Bassein on the Irrawaddy Delta?
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