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Born A Crime - Chapters 7 & 8 Review

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  • Q1
    In the foreword to the story "Fufi," how does the author explain his observation that most black people in Africa dislike cats?
    Cats are associated with witchcraft.
    Cats carry disease.
    The author explains that distaste for cats is actually an ugly stereotype that does not match his observations.
    Cats are annoying.
  • Q2
    Why did the author think it was ironic when a black security guard was convicted of animal abuse for killing a cat on live TV?
    Traditionally, security guards in South Africa keep cats as helpers.
    The security guard came from a long line of cat breeders.
    White people were horrified by the animal abuse yet were silent about violence against black humans during apartheid.
    The author believes cats would do much worse things to humans if they were in charge instead.
  • Q3
    What happened to the cats that Patricia adopted after moving to Eden Park?
    They got sick and had to be put down.
    They were mutilated.
    They ran away.
    They had too many kittens.
  • Q4
    According to the author, how do white people treat dogs in South Africa?
    They treat them like tools.
    They treat them like children.
    They treat them like peers.
    They treat them like alarm systems.
  • Q5
    According to the author, how do black people treat dogs in South Africa?
    They treat them like children
    They treat them like toys
    They treat them like alarm systems.
    They treat them like tools.

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