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Read the passages in the insert and then answer all the questions which follow below. Note
that up to fifteen marks will be given for the quality and accuracy of your use of English
throughout this Paper.
Note: When a question asks for an answer IN YOUR OWN WORDS AS FAR AS POSSIBLE
and you select the appropriate material from the passage for your answer, you must still
use your own words to express it. Little credit can be given to answers which only copy
words or phrases from the passage.

Questions on Passage 1
1. From paragraph 1, identify and explain three ways in which migrants were compared to
cane toads. Use your own words as far as possible.
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2. Why is “Hanson’s popularity” (line 10) in Queensland ironic?
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3. Explain in your own words as far as possible, what the author means when he says
that the West is “slamming its doors closed with a giant bang” (line 17).

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..……………………………………………………………………………………….....[2] Questions on Passage 2 7. According to the author in paragraph 1. From paragraph 6.[2] ACJC JC2 TERM EXAMINATION 2010 8806/02 For Examiner's Use .... What. how did the mentality that the European man was the “zenith of humanity” lead to Nazi death camps? ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… …. according to the author.……………[2] 6.………………………………………………………………………………………. ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………….. Why does the author put the phrase “immigration crisis” (line 18) in inverted commas? …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………[1] 5. is the “misconception” (line 28) that the conservative environmental lobbyists have? Why is it a “convenient alternative” (line 28)? Use your own words as far as possible.3 4. what is the author’s attitude towards anti-immigrant politicians and their supporters? Justify your answer.

.…………………………………………………………………………………………... is just that: prejudice.……………………………………………………………………………………………. According to the modern Darwinists. What point is the writer making when he argues that....4 8.………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………………………………………………………………………….. of words:_________ ACJC JC2 TERM EXAMINATION 2010 8806/02 For Examiner's Use .…………….. why and how do people differentiate themselves from others.…… . and what implications does the theory of re-branding have for government policies in culturally diverse societies? Use material from paragraphs 3 to 6 and write your summary in no more than 130 words not including the opening words given.. .………………………………………………………………………………………….….……………………………………………………………………………………. Use your own words as far as possible.………………………………………………………………………………… ..………………………………………………………………………………………….…… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… . People differentiate themselves from others because ……………………………………… .” (lines 10-11) …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………[1] 9. then.…… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… .…… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ..……………………………………………………………………………………. “Racial prejudice.………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ..[8] No..…… ………….…… ………………………………………………………………………………………………… ..…………………………………………………………………………………………..

vitality (line 45) …………………………………………………………………………….. To what extent are the writers’ views relevant to the way societies view and treat migrants today? You should use information from both passages and rely on your own knowledge and observations as well. In Passage 1. From Passage 2: overturning (line 5) …………………………………………………………………………… bleak (line 7) …………………………………………………………………………………… ingrained (line 8) ……………………………………………………………….5 Questions on Passages 1 and 2 10. From Passage 1: tenuous (line 36) ……………………………………………………………………………….[5] 11. the Economist provides a Darwinian explanation for the basis of prejudice.….. You may write your answer in one word or a short phrase. Ride criticises isolationists for their prejudice against migrants.. …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………… ACJC JC2 TERM EXAMINATION 2010 8806/02 For Examiner's Use ..…………. and in Passage 2.. Give the meaning of each of the following words as they are used in Passage 1 and Passage 2.

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