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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. In Suu Kyi's letter to the editor dated 14 April 1989, who changed the result of Suu Kyi's difficulties?
(a) The Secretary General of the United Nations.
(b) That Myint Aung.
(c) A cadre of generals.
(d) A major.
2. How do Ann Pasternak Slater and Suu Kyi know each other as adults?
(a) They are neighbors.
(b) Their husbands are colleagues.
(c) They encounter each other at conferences.
(d) They collaborate on political treatise.
3. In her letter to the editor dated 14 April, 1989, what does Suu Kyi affirm?
(a) That the democratic cause is making progress.
(b) That what she is doing is worthwhile.
(c) That she will not back down no matter what hardships she faces.
(d) That the world is beginning to notice the plight of the Burmese people.
4. What was the Nobel Peace Prize committee's comments on the 1991 election in Burma?
(a) Some of the populace was denied their vote at the polling place.
(b) There should be a re-count of the ballots.
(c) That the election was unfair.
(d) The military regime had ignored the election results.
5. In Suu Kyi's letter to the editor dated 14 April 1989, what do the Burmese people deserve?
(a) More than the leading party's "inefficiency, corruption, and misuse of power."
(b) A government that is "responsive, representative, and responsible."
(c) A coutry that is "vibrant, stable, and economically sound."
(d) A future that is "safe, hopeful, and enduring."
Short Answer Questions
1. In Suu Kyi's open letter dated September 26, 1988, when was the occasion to address human rights violations to occur?
2. According to Suu Kyi, in her speech on December 3, 1988, what is the life expectancy of someone in a dictatorship?
3. What was the next step the government took toward Suu Kyi according to Josef Silverstein?
4. In her letter to the editor dated 14 April 1989, what was the result of the difficulties that Suu Kyi encountered?
5. What does Suu Kyi find when she reaches her destination that she describes in her letter to the editor dated January 21, 1989?
Short Essay Questions
1. In an undated letter to the United Nations, what does Aung San Suu Kyi state as the policy of the National League for Democracy?
2. What reasons did the Norwegian committee give when they awarded Aung San Suu Kyi the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991?
3. 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?
4. What does Suu Kyi suggest in her open letter dated September 26,1988?
5. What happened after Aung San Suu Kyi submitted her written agreement to stand for election in May 1990?
6. In a speech delivered at a pagoda in Myitkyina, Kachin State on April 27, 1989, how does Suu Kyi respond to the knowledge that people are afraid?
7. In an interview with Dominic Falder on AsiaWeek in July 1989 what are Suu Kyi's observations about the Burmese people?
8. What was the conclusion of Aung San Suu Kyi's written agreement to stand for election in May 1990?
9. How does Aung San Suy Kyi conclude her letter to the editor she wrote on January 21, 1989?
10. What does Ma Than E write about Aung San Suu Kyi's return to Burma and the situation in the country at that time?
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