Examining the ending of A Passage to Africa

Question 1 of 5

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Why does Alagiah decide to tell the story of Gufgaduud?

Select one of the following:

  • Because he thought it would shock the viewers at home

  • The smiling man asked him to

  • He wanted the viewers to see the people as human beings

  • He wanted to make a name for himself as a journalist

Question 2 of 5

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The meeting with the smiling man changed Alagiah's view of himself as journalist and altered his sense of what his role was.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 5

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What does Alagiah mean when he says ' meeting him was a seminal moment' ?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It was an unusual meeting

  • It was a planned meeting

  • It was a life-changing moment

  • It was a brief meeting

Question 4 of 5

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Alagiah feels superior to the smiling man he met.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 5

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Why does Alagiah regret never finding out the man's name?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It would have made the report more personal

  • He respects him as an individual

  • He wants to keep in touch with him

  • He wants to put a name to the smiling face

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Examining the ending of A Passage to Africa

Sarah Holmes
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a 5 question quiz testing understanding of the connoted meanings of the ending of the extract from A Passage to Africa which appears in the Edexcel Anthology.

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Sarah Holmes
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