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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Buntu say was a good man but who faced nothing but trouble?
2. By what name does Sizwe introduce himself to the people outside of the bar?
(a) Mister Bansi.
(b) Mister Siswe Banzi.
(c) Brother Banzi.
(d) Mister Sizwe.
3. What was Buntu's suggestion about what he had found in the alleyway?
(a) To pray that this wouldn't happen to them.
(b) To leave the area immediately.
(c) To stay there until people arrived.
(d) To celebrate.
4. After introducing himself, what does Sizwe tell everyone he meets in Part 4 to do?
(a) Thank their mothers.
(b) Go into the bar.
(c) Boycott the bar.
(d) Go back to their homeland.
5. What does Buntu says he sympathizes with Sizwe for?
(a) Sizwe's anger at the system.
(b) The belief that he is doing his best.
(c) The need to escape the bureacracy.
(d) Sizwe's desire to improve himself
6. What kind of trouble did Buntu also run in to although he was born in the area?
(a) Making enough money to feed his family.
(b) Earning respect from the community.
(c) Getting his birth certificate.
(d) Getting his work permit.
7. What is the reason that Sizwe gives Buntu for not wanting to die yet?
(a) He is young.
(b) He needs to reconcile with his father.
(c) He has a wife and children.
(d) He is afraid of the day.
8. According to the preacher, at death, the soul gets to go...?
(b) Aound the block.
(c) In peace.
9. What is significant about the dead man's name?
(a) It is the same name Sizwe gave Style when he first came into the photograph studio.
(b) It was the name of a friend of Sizwe's father.
(c) It only consists of a first name.
(d) It was the name of a friend of Buntu's father.
10. What does Buntu suggest Sizwe do for work back in his home country?
(a) To work in the mines.
(b) To work as a taxi driver.
(c) To work as a bellboy.
(d) To work as a rickshaw driver.
11. What did Buntu say the preacher compare death to in his speech?
(a) A measure of a man's life.
(b) A natural occurence.
(c) A contract with God.
(d) A final goodbye.
12. What system of segregation exists during the time of this play?
(a) Privatization of banking and the government finance system.
(b) Muslims and Christians.
(c) Church and State.
13. What does Sizwe say in response to Buntu's concern over Sizwe's passbook?
(a) That it is not important.
(b) That he wonders about the possibility of being able to get another one.
(c) That it is important not to tell anyone about it.
(d) That he should forget about it.
14. What does Sizwe show Buntu at the beginning of Part 3?
(a) His driver's license.
(b) His passbook.
(c) His torn clothes.
(d) His bruises.
15. What does Buntu remind Sizwe about the possibility of getting a new passbook?
(a) The ease of getting it with the right amount of money.
(b) The bureaucracy involved in it.
(c) The dangers of reporting it.
(d) The low chances of being able to actually renew it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sizwe want to do with what he has discovered in the alleyway?
2. What was the first suggestion by Sizwe to Buntu regarding his discovery in the alleyway?
3. What does Buntu say to Sizwe in regards to seeing Sizwe's information in Part 3?
4. When Sizwe finally hands his passbook to Buntu, what does he say at that moment?
5. What happens to Sizwe when he tries to get home from the bar with Buntu?
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