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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. Who is the ambassador that meets up with Garrigan at the embassy at the start of Chapter 20?
2. Whose death is considered to be the most traumatic thing to have happened to Garrigan?
3. Most of the ailments that Garrigan treats at the hospital involve some sort of _____________.
4. Amin will not agree to accept Christ's authority in his life, but he will accept the authority of __________.
5. Who is the president that is being overthrown by Major General Idi Amin Dada?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Idi Amin offer to Garrigan in exchange for his help after the Maserati accident?
2. What does Garrigan hear happened to the plane that Swanepoel was in?
3. What is the reason Waziri doesn't think Garrigan should have gone to see Amin Idi speak?
4. What is the cause of the bleeding nose of Amin's son when he is brought to Garrigan to be cured?
5. What was the work of Mr. Malumba, as Garrigan learns when visiting the family?
6. What does Garrigan claim he will not do as he tries to tell the story of Amin in this novel?
7. Why are Gugu's relatives angry with Garrigan and Sara for letting him stay with them for a month?
8. What has happened to the water situation in Kampala and to the hospital in particular?
9. How do the Israelis take the guards by surprise in their attempts to free the hostages and kill the terrorists?
10. What does Sara want from Garrigan when she calls him the night of the hostage situation?
Essay Topic 1
The setting of the story, at least how Garrigan describes it, gives the reader insight into the history of Uganda as well as of the modern times.
Part 1: What is the setting saying about the colonialism in Uganda? What environmental cues are used?
Part 2: Do you think Garrigan is being fair in his descriptions of the setting? Why or why not?
Part 3: How might the descriptions used in a story affect the reader's perception of the story itself?
Essay Topic 2
Garrigan treats Amin's children as well, even going so far as to indicate that Amin's daughter is faking an injury to get more attention.
Part 1: Why do you think that Garrigan decides to be honest about the daughter's lack of injury?
Part 2: Do you think you could have been able to treat Amin's children if you were in Garrigan's shoes? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why do you think that Garrigan is willing to help everyone in Amin's family?
Essay Topic 3
The outburst that Amin has eaten human flesh understandably makes the entire dinner room quiet with fear.
Part 1: Why do you think Amin decided to shout out that he had eaten human flesh?
Part 2: Do you believe that Amin has actually eaten human flesh? Why or why not?
Part 3: How might you have responded to someone having said what Amin said? Why?
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