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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 Gloria and Marcia's last name?
2. How many days are spent celebrating the first independence day?
3. What mineral is discovered in Jamaica in the 1950s?
4. What color skirt does Esther wear for her school uniform?
5. What is Meacham's daughter's name?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why doesn't Manley want Jamaica to leave the West Indies Federation and why does Busta want Jamaica to leave the Federation?
2. What does Morrison want Pao to do for Captain Mecham?
3. What types of food does Pao describe eating on his honeymoon with Fay?
4. How does Mr. Chin learn about his granddaughter's pregnancy and what does he do?
5. How did Gloria's relationship with Pao become personal rather than simply business?
6. How does Pao rationalize his daily visits to Gloria's house?
7. What does Gloria cook Pao when he comes to dinner for the first time at her house?
8. In the 1940s, Kingston was bursting with U.S. sailors. Who visited Jamaica in the 1950s?
9. What does Pao's mother say about Fay in Chapter 12?
10. How does Pao get news about Fay and her family since Fay keeps running back home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Even after Pao marries Fay, he is still seeing Gloria. Discuss Pao's and Gloria's relationship.
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
In Chapter 24, Pao begins to realize that he needs to find a legal business. Discuss why and how Pao plans to get out of the protection business.
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