The Last King of Scotland Test | Final Test - Hard

Giles Foden
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the item that Amin is talking to covered with when Garrigan approaches Amin?

2. What does Amin accuse Garrigan of the following night after Garrigan's possession has been stolen?

3. What is Garrigan trying to avoid as he walks around the halls of Amin's house during the looting?

4. With the ___________ coming up, there are many images of Margaret Thatcher on TV.

5. What doesn't Garrigan know when the publicist asks him the question?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

It's fascinating to see that Garrigan and Merrit still tend to think in terms of their Western medical backgrounds and upbringings rather than considering the context of their new setting.

Part 1: Why do you think that Garrigan and Merrit still think of diseases in terms of their Western training?

Part 2: What was your reaction to the comments of Merrit when talking about his life in Mbarara?

Part 3: Do you think Merrit is actually trying to learn the ways of the Africans or is he trying to push his lifestyle and background on others? Why do you choose the answer you do?

Essay Topic 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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