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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Tutu say the trials under Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act ensured?
(a) Christians would not be found guilty.
(b) The public would know who to get revenge against.
(c) Knowledge of the law.
(d) Public humiliation.
2. What does Tutu state no one admitted defending after its end according to "Chapter Two, Nuremberg or National Amnesia? A Third Way"?
3. What did December 16th become after 1994?
(a) Day of Reconciliation.
(b) Day of Remembrance.
(c) Day of Vengeance.
(d) Day of Reckoning.
4. Who participated in a special unit task force in Tutu's story?
(a) A housewife.
(b) A lawyer.
(c) A school teacher.
(d) A policeman.
5. When was Tutu nominated as the head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission?
(a) October 15, 1994.
(b) December 15, 1994.
(c) December 15, 1995.
(d) December 19, 1994.
6. According to Tutu, the ANC was not merely ______________.
(a) A black movement.
(b) Mandela's movement.
(c) A capitalist opposer.
(d) A communist party.
7. Tutu was challenged by the media because _______________.
(a) The commission had a Christian emphasis.
(b) He was too old.
(c) He collaborated wtih the white government.
(d) He was a friend of Mandela.
8. What did many people see the TRC doing?
(a) Asking the guilty to denounce others.
(b) Asking the victim to forget.
(c) Asking the victim to leave the country.
(d) Asking the victim to give up the pursuit of retribution.
9. How many black people were removed from their homes by the racist regime of South Africa?
(a) 3.9 million.
(b) 3.5 million.
(c) 4.5 million.
(d) 2.5 million.
10. What type of justice do most people inherently think of?
(a) Mob justice.
(b) Retributive justice.
(c) Restorative justice.
(d) Quick justice.
11. How many people sent their statement that they wanted recorded?
12. What South African town exploded in violence in 1996?
(a) Cape Town.
(d) East London.
13. What did Tutu marvel at in "Chapter Five, Up and Running"?
(a) The number of cases.
(b) The strength of his will.
(c) The courage of the whites that came before the commission.
(d) The level of forgiveness of the victims.
14. Under what conditions were the trials under the Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act held?
(a) Closed to the public.
(b) Outside the country.
(c) On television.
(d) Open to the public.
15. How many judges did Mandela have to nominate for the TRC?
(a) 19 judges.
(b) 18 judges.
(c) 15 judges.
(d) 12 judges.
Short Answer Questions
1. When did the women become eligible for ordination in South Africa?
2. How long did Mandela spend in prison?
3. What was December 16th designated as prior to 1994?
4. Who won the 1994 presidential election?
5. How did Tutu find the work at the head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission?
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