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Cry Freedom
John Briley
Choose the correct answer to these questions. There
is only one correct answer.
1 Who was the first person to suggest that Donald
Woods should meet Stephen Biko?
a Wendy Woods, Donald’s wife.
b Dr Mamphela Ramphele.
c Tenjy Mtintso.
2 Kruger talked to Woods about the Afrikaners.
When did he say the first Afrikaners arrived in
South Africa?
a In the seventeenth century.
b In the eighteenth century.
c In the nineteenth century.
3 When Tenjy appeared in court, she had bruises
on her neck. How did she get these?
a She tried to hang herself.
b The police tried to kill her.
c The police hurt her when they questioned
4 When Kruger appeared on television, how did
he say that Biko had died?
a Biko fell over.
b The police murdered him.
c He starved himself to death.
5 How did Woods know that his house was
bugged? The police heard him ...
a ... saying goodbye to his wife.
b ... using a typewriter.
c ... listening to the radio.
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What do you think Stephen Biko’s greatest qualities
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Match a word from A with a definition from B.
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He was taught for two years by Swiss and
German priests.
His wife’s name was Ntsiki.
His movement was called Black Power.
He believed in violence and terrorism
against white South Africans.
He sometimes played football.
He made very powerful speeches.
He died in police custody in 1977.
He was an old man when he died.
a believing people of one colour are better than
those of another
b the quality or ideal of being right and fair
c a South African who is descended from the
d in prison, waiting for trial
e the power to give orders to people and make
them obey
Who said these things? Choose from the following
names. You will not need all of them. stephen Biko,
Kruger, Mapetla Mohapi, tenjy Mtintso, Mamphela
Ramphele, Ken Robertson, De Wet, Donald Woods,
Wendy Woods.
a ‘I’m not ashamed of being a liberal.’ ...............
b ‘I was one of two to be given a place at Natal
Medical School.’ ...............
c ‘Black society has lost hope in itself, it feels
defeated.’ ...............
d ‘I promise you, we have reason to ban Steve
Biko.’ ...............
e ‘Who do you think you are? God?’ ...............
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Are these statements about Stephen Biko’s life true
(T) or false (F)?
He was mostly brought up among rich white
His mother died when he was seventeen.
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13 Tenjy Mtintso was a _____ when Woods met her.
a F nurse b F doctor c F journalist
d F photographer
14 Captain de Wet _____.
a F let detectives beat Biko b F stopped Biko’s
beating c F beat Biko d F admired Biko
15 _____ witnessed the police smash up the
community centre.
a F Dilima b F Woods c F Biko
d F Mamphela
16 The police said that Mapetla _____.
a F had died by accident b F had been killed
by another prisoner c F had hanged himself
in his cell d F had been beaten to death
17 Woods was shocked when he saw Biko’s _____
at the mortuary.
a F hanged body b F bruised and beaten
face c F bruised legs d F wife
18 He escaped from South Africa by disguising
himself as _____.
a F Father Curran b F Bruce McCullough
c F Father Kani d F a guard
19 Wendy accused her husband of trying to ruin
their lives _____.
a F for money b F for a good story
c F to see his name in print d F for fun
20 Chief Jonathan helped Woods and his family by
a F hiding them b F arranging UN passports
for them c F selling them a plane
d F arranging British passports for them
Choose the best answer.
1 Donald Woods, editor of the Daily Dispatch,
made the _____ the main story.
a F possible release of Nelson Mandela
b F invasion of a township in Cape Town
c F Japanese factory d F pardon of Nixon
2 The police invaded the townships to _____.
a F find children avoiding school b F stop
illegal businesses c F move illegal workers out
of the city d F find Steve Biko and his family
3 Newspapers couldn’t print photos of _____.
a F police beating black people b F Steve
Biko c F illegal workers d F Mandela
4 Woods didn’t accept that _____.
a F blacks and whites should live in separate
areas b F blacks should vote c F blacks
should be politicians d F police should be
violent towards blacks
5 Mamphela Ramphele thought that Woods had
_____ Steve Biko.
a F turned people against b F made fun of
c F misunderstood d F a fair opinion of
6 Woods was surprised to meet Biko in a _____.
a F township b F church c F churchyard
d F white town
7 Steve Biko’s wife gave Woods a _____.
a F cold reception b F hot cup of coffee
c F child’s toy d F warm welcome
8 The Blacks white authority called the _____.
a F ‘Security’ b F ‘System’ c F ‘Force’
d F ‘Others’
9 Woods told Biko that _____.
a F he should be banned b F his family were
good people c F his ideas were dangerous
d F the church should be painted
10 Biko’s Black Consciousness Group wanted _____.
a F black people to create their own
organizations b F to attract liberal
white South Africans c F to defeat the white
government d F to beat white organizations
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Who said or wrote this?
21 ‘If the police pick me up, your name will be the
first on my lips!’
a F Ken Robertson b F Steve Biko
c F Mapetla d F Tenjy
22 ‘I know you’re not a fool, Mr Woods . . .’
a F Biko b F Mamphela Ramphele
c F Kruger d F Father Kani
23 ‘The history we read was made by white men,
written by white men.’
a F Woods b F Mamphela c F Biko
d F Wendy
24 ‘You want to give us a slightly better education,
so we can get slightly better jobs.’
a F Tenjy b F Biko c F Mapetla
d F Mamphela
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Choose the best answer.
11 Donald Woods originally trained as a _____.
a F doctor b F vet c F priest d F lawyer
12 Steve Biko was only allowed to _____.
a F be with one person at a time b F see his
family at the church c F talk to white security
guards d F speak to his family
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25 ‘That’s the man who made the speech.’
a F an informer b F a police officer
c F Captain de Wet d F Woods
26 ‘I always like to help you editors if I can.’
a F Mapetla b F Biko c F Vorster
d F Kruger
27 ‘Mrs Biko has the right to see her husband’s
a F Wendy b F Kruger c F a lawyer
d F Woods
28 ‘I like what you’ve written, but you’re playing
with fire.’
a F a journalist b F Father Kani
c F Wendy d F Moses
29 ‘You don’t even bother to ask me what I want to
a F Evalina b F Mary c F Woods
d F Wendy
30 ‘Don’t forget to go and collect the film.’
a F Jane b F Wendy c F Woods
d F Duncan
40 to refuse to give in
a F stand up for b F stand down
c F stand up d F stand up to
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41 Biko showed Woods a clinic funded by _____.
a F the government b F white African
donations c F South African companies
d F wealthy black South Africans
42 _____ became the Daily Dispatch’s first black
a F Mapetla and Mamphela b F Mapetla and
Tenjy c F Biko and Mamphela d F Tenjy
and Mamphela
43 At Biko’s trial, the Prosecutor insisted that _____.
a F all blacks were violent b F Biko was
demanding violence c F Biko was evil
d F the government was demanding violence
44 When Woods refused to give the name of a
witness, _____.
a F his paper was banned b F his family were
threatened c F Mapetla and Tenjy were
arrested d F Biko was banned for five more years
45 The police took the badly injured Biko to _____.
a F a police hospital over 1,000 kms away
b F the nearest hospital c F a hospital in
Cape Town d F his home
46 Kruger said that Biko _____.
a F was beaten to death b F was shot
c F was stabbed d F starved himself to death
47 The crowd’s mood at Biko’s funeral was _____.
a F angry and sorrowful b F calm and sad
c F aggressive d F calm and proud
48 Woods became a banned person after _____.
a F arguing with security police b F printing
the pictures of Biko’s body c F writing a book
about Biko d F fighting
49 He entered Lesotho by _____.
a F walking b F rowing c F crossing Telle
Bridge d F swimming
50 Wendy and the children escaped after pretending
to _____.
a F visit Wendy’s parents b F go to the
beach c F fly to Lesotho d F go shopping
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Choose the best answer.
31 to forbid someone by law from doing something
a F charge b F rescue c F ban d F confront
32 a sudden attack made by the police or army
a F raid b F rand c F reflex d F block
33 a document which allows the police to arrest
someone or search a house
a F witness b F warrant c F certificate
d F form
34 a person employed to watch someone
a F carer b F prosecutor c F editor
d F minder
35 a cover, like a bag, for the head
a F van b F custody c F hood d F glove
36 a box for a dead person to be buried in
a F cupboard b F coffin c F case
d F trunk
37 a small towel around a baby’s bottom
a F tissue b F napkin c F serviette
d F nappy
38 to travel by getting free rides in other people’s cars
a F hitch-hike b F surf c F coast
d F ramble
39 to hide a device in a house in order to listen
secretly to conversations
a F dye b F spy c F bug d F bless
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