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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The natives are forced to do what by the Europeans?
(a) Rule over the land
(b) Starve to death
(c) Take money from the Europeans
(d) Assimilate to their culture

2. Fanon argues that the colonial powers may change tactics by lightening their military presence and do what?
(a) Use nuclear weapons
(b) Let another colonial power take over
(c) Promote unity between the native peoples
(d) Placate the rebels

3. What advantage does the colonial power have over the rebel?
(a) More wealth
(b) Fewer resources
(c) Less equipment
(d) More poverty

4. In indulging in the "fraternal bloodbath," the native distracts itself from confronting what?
(a) Their own inferiority
(b) The futility of the situation
(c) The colonialist powers
(d) The effects of colonization

5. Why do the criminal acts by natives against natives rise?
(a) They vent their frustrations on one another
(b) The settlers force them to commit these acts
(c) To spite the white settlers
(d) To hurt other people

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

7. What does Fanon call the rural people?
(a) Urbanites
(b) Lumpenproletariat
(c) Intellectual elite
(d) Bourgeoisie

8. 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 the settlers' society
(c) The strengths of the government
(d) The strengths of migration

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

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

11. The native finds that who tries to resist and block reform?
(a) Those in rural areas
(b) Simple folk
(c) The workers
(d) The intellectual elite

12. Some natives will have what because they have been allowed into the elite of colonialist society?
(a) Hope
(b) Fewer resources
(c) Pride in the revolution
(d) Inertia

13. Where is the most spontaneous and explosive force for the revolution found?
(a) The colonial nation
(b) The colonialists' mansions
(c) The ghetto fringes of the cities
(d) The government buildings

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

15. The native settler may believe that who will punish the transgressor of social norms?
(a) Spirits
(b) Zeus
(c) The UN
(d) Native rulers

Short Answer Questions

1. Fanon suggests that any concessions offered are a result of what?

2. Fanon suggests that the act of colonization is accompanied by what?

3. Why do local chiefs and tribal potentates side with the colonialists?

4. Fanon advises the post-colonial societies to abandon the route of what?

5. Where do the rebel leaders flee when they are harassed and threatened?

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