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Read the story of Maya and Hector and answer the questions that are given below:
(1) What was Maya Naidoo doing?
(2) Where was she living?
(3) What did she see in the scrapbook?
(4) Who had shot Hector Pieterson?
(5) When was he shot dead?
(6) Agianst what were the people protesting?
(7) Who was the leader of the African National Congress?
(8) When did South Africa become a democratic country?

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(1) Maya Naidoo was helping her mother to clear and clean up old boxes.
(2) She was living in Johannesburg.
(3) She saw a picture of a 15-year-old school boy. His name was Hector Pieterson.
(4) Police had killed him because he and his classmates were protesting against the imposition of learning Afrikaan language on the non-white students by the white government.
(5) He was shot dead on 30th April 1976.
(6) The people were protesting against the policy of apartheid.
(7) Nelson Mandela was the leader of the African National Congress.
(8) South Africa became a democratic country in 1994.

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