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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The birth of a new order can only come from what according to Fanon?
(a) A new ruler in the colonialist structure
(b) The oppression of the natives
(c) Giving up all violence
(d) The disintegration of the colonialist structure

2. The battle between the colonizers and the colonized grows out of what?
(a) Justice
(b) Inequality
(c) Dishonor
(d) Fairness

3. Fanon argues that what resembles possession by otherworldly spirits?
(a) Death
(b) Dance
(c) Religion
(d) Illness

4. What can carry the movement in the first few days, but not later on?
(a) Hope
(b) Spontaneity
(c) Determination
(d) Strategies

5. National revolutionary political parties usually show what toward rural peasants?
(a) Indifferance
(b) Compassion
(c) Interest
(d) Violence

6. Who was the colonial power in Angola?
(a) France
(b) Norway
(c) Portugal
(d) England

7. Why does the colonizing nation have no interest in violence with native peoples?
(a) The colonizing country has the natives best interest at heart.
(b) They consume goods imported from the colonizing country.
(c) The colonizing country knows that they will be defeated in battle.
(d) The colonizing nation relies on the government of the native peoples.

8. White settlers view the increase in violence as proof of what?
(a) The evil nature of humans
(b) The need for gun control
(c) The settlers' effect on society
(d) The inferiority of the natives

9. The rebel movement may rely on what in the urban areas?
(a) Government officials
(b) Upper class
(c) Intellectuals
(d) Labor unions

10. When the native become discontent with the settlers' society, what does the native rediscover?
(a) The strengths of his own culture
(b) The strengths of migration
(c) The strengths of the settlers' society
(d) The strengths of the government

11. Where do the rebel leaders flee when they are harassed and threatened?
(a) Cities
(b) The countryside
(c) The colonial nation
(d) Neighboring countries

12. What is behind the violence for the natives, according to Fanon?
(a) The dream of overthrowing the oppressor
(b) A need to let off steam
(c) The acceptance of the situation
(d) The knowledge that nothing will change

13. What was the rebellion in Kenya called?
(a) Skyre rebellion
(b) Massa rebellion
(c) Mau-Mau rebellion
(d) Tasmania rebellion

14. How will the colonists react to the rebel actions?
(a) Concede more governmental representation
(b) Militaristic action
(c) Retreat until they can regroup
(d) Give up and go home

15. What must the native do to reclaim his humanity?
(a) Get rid of the settler's values
(b) Follow the rule of the colonizers
(c) Swear allegiance to the settlers
(d) Quietly serve

Short Answer Questions

1. Fanon argues that colonialists are skilled at exploiting the rift between which two groups?

2. In indulging in the "fraternal bloodbath," the native distracts itself from confronting what?

3. Fanon argues that decolonization is always what type of struggle?

4. Rebel political movements make a mistake by turning first to whom, according to Fanon?

5. Why is the advantage in the hands of the colonialists when violence does occur?

(see the answer keys)

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