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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. How many days a week does Pao's mother play mah-jongg?
2. What year was Helen Meacham called to the bar and became a lawyer?
3. In a two-hour period on West Kingston street, how many rounds of ammunition were fired?
4. In Chapter 23, during what year was there open warfare on the streets of Kingston?
5. From what type of wood is DeFreitas' desk made?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who moves with Pao to Beverly Hills?
2. What one good thing comes from Fay leaving Pao?
3. Where does Father Michael believe that virtue resides?
4. Why doesn't Fitzgerald have any guests at his hotel?
5. Why are Jamaicans not in charge of their own destiny in 1980?
6. In the 1970s, what are some ways that people try to smuggle money out of Jamaica?
7. How did Fay manage to kidnap the children?
8. Why does Father Michael believe he is an accomplice in the kidnapping of the children?
9. Describe DeFreitas as he looks when Pao meets with him in Chapter 20.
10. What is rural Jamaica like?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Gloria learns that Pao is engaged to marry Fay Wong before he has a chance to tell her. Discuss how Gloria treated Pao after he became engaged and why.
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 17, Jamaica achieves independence from Britain. Discuss Jamaica under British rule and how it obtained independence.
Essay Topic 3
A new police sergeant is brought in to help fight corruption. Discuss the corruption in the police department and Sergeant Brown's role in taming that corruption.
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