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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. How does Aung San Suu Kyi conclude her speech that she delivered at a pagoda in Myitkyina, Kachin State on April 27, 1989?
(a) They are all comrades in the struggle for democratic rights.
(b) I accept chaos, I am not sure whether it accepts me.
(c) Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
(d) The survival of democracy depends on the renunciation of violence and the development of nonviolent means to combat evil and advance the good.
2. In Ma Than E's essay, who accepts the Sakharov award for Aung San Suu Kyi?
(a) Ma Than E.
(b) Suu Kyi's 13-year-old son Kim.
(c) Suu Kyi's husband.
(d) U Than Tun.
3. Who was the Secretary General during the time Suu Kyi was working for the United Nations?
(a) U Thant.
(b) Kurt Waldheim.
(c) Dag Hammerskjold.
(d) Javier Perez de Cuellar.
4. Where do Ann Pasternak Slater and Aung San Suu Kyi first meet?
(a) At a party in Algiers.
(b) Ann Pasternak's father was a diplomat in India.
(c) They attended Oxford together.
(d) While working at the United Nations.
5. According to Suu Kyi, in her speech on December 3, 1988, would the life expectancy be of the Burmese people in a democracy?
(a) Sixty years.
(b) Seventy-five years.
(c) Eighty years.
(d) Seventy years.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Suu Kyi conclude her letter to the editor dated January 21,1989?
2. In Josef Silverstein's essay, what does a shopkeeper say about comparing Suu Kyi to the government leaders after attending one of her rallies?
3. What was significant when the Nobel Peace Prize committee made their determination for Suu Kyi to win the award?
4. In her essay, how does Ann Pasternak Slater describe Suu Kyi?
5. What does Suu Kyi describe in her letter to the editor dated January 21, 1989?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Ma Than E's essay, what are her recollections about Aung San Suu Kyi' s childhood?
2. According to Joseph Silverstein, what was the military government's initial approach to Aung San Suu Kyi?
3. 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?
4. How did Ann Pasternak Slater first meet Aung San Suu Kyi?
5. What is the parallel Suu Kyi draws between Burma's health and gaining democracy?
6. What were the implications of Suu Kyi discussing life expectancy in Burma in her speech on December 13, 1988?
7. In Suu Kyi's letter to the editor dated Rangoon, 14 April 1989, what does she affirm about her cause?
8. In an interview with Dominic Falder on AsiaWeek in July 1989, what is Suu Kyi's response to the question what she thought would happen after the elections, if there were elections?
9. In Aung San Suu Kyi's open letter dated September 26, 1988, what does she consider a matter of "legitimate concern" for the international community?
10. In an interview with Dominic Falder on AsiaWeek in July 1989 what are Suu Kyi's observations about the Burmese people?
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