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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 is the name of the American sergeant who wants to do business with Pao and Finley?
2. In Chapter 12, what type of ring does Pao buy Fay?
3. Who tells Pao that Gloria has left the Thursday after Pao tells her about his marriage?
4. What was the rank of the man who got Merleen pregnant?
5. How long had white men been beating Jamaican women?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Fay treat Pao the week of their honeymoon?
2. How do Pao and Henry Wong become business partners?
3. Why doesn't Finley want to hire Samuels?
4. Why doesn't Manley want Jamaica to leave the West Indies Federation and why does Busta want Jamaica to leave the Federation?
5. In the 1940s, Kingston was bursting with U.S. sailors. Who visited Jamaica in the 1950s?
6. What types of food does Pao describe eating on his honeymoon with Fay?
7. What were some of the subjects that Gloria and her friends talked about when Pao first came to dinner?
8. How does Pao get news about Fay and her family since Fay keeps running back home?
9. How did Gloria's relationship with Pao become personal rather than simply business?
10. What does Gloria cook Pao when he comes to dinner for the first time at her house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Esther marries, Pao ponders their relationship. Discuss Pao and Esther's relationship and how it changed over the years.
Essay Topic 2
The Morrisons ask Pao to be the godfather for the baby they adopted. Discuss reasons why Pao should or should not be the baby's godfather.
Essay Topic 3
Merleen Chin visits Pao. Discuss Merleen's problem and how it is solved.
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