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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Jonathan's job at the Coal Corporation?
2. What kind of business does Jonathan open?
3. What was the name of the magazine that wrote an editorial praising the Prime minister?
4. What does Michael recommend the old priest do?
5. What had Jonathan's bike been commandeered for?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the story say about Cletus' character?
2. How do Mr. and Mrs. Emneike react when they hear Vera has tried to poison their child?
3. Why does Jonathan think he has been blessed?
4. How does Mike calm Cletus down in this section?
5. In what way does Ben show great self control?
6. How did Father Doherty react when Mike and Cletus asked him for sugar?
7. How does Cletus lose his girlfriend in this story?
8. Why does Ben regret sleeping with Mami Wota?
9. Describe the argument between Martha and Mrs. Emenike?
10. What happens the first time Gladys and Reginald meet?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine Nigerian's attitude towards the following. What is the author's opinion of these subjects? How does it compare to western thought?
Essay Topic 2
Compare African and western culture.
1. What are the differences between the two cultures?
2. In what way have the two cultures influenced each other?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the author's writing style. How would you describe the author's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does the author's style give to the story?
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