Katharine Gun :: multiple choice quiz

(1) When Katharine’s trial was cancelled, many people thought this was because

the government realized she was only trying to do the right thing

the government was afraid to release documents her lawyers were demanding

the government was afraid her trial would reduce support for war

the government realized she might be found not guilty

(2) After the letter from Frank Koza was published in The Observer

Katharine left the country very quickly

spent several months in jail

spent one night in jail

hid in a friend’s apartment while the police searched for her

(3) In the e-mail that Katharine found disturbing, the US government asked the GCHQ

to spy on some British Members of Parliament

to spy on some Iraqis living in London

to spy on some delegates to the United Nations

to spy on the Chinese embassy in London

(4) Katharine was born in

China

England

Taiwan

Japan

(5) At the time these things happened, the US was struggling to get support from

other members of the UN Security Council

the Secretary General of the UN

the governments of Italy and Spain

NATO

(6) Katharine’s lawyers planned to argue that she had not committed a crime because

the information she had revealed was not really secret

although secret, the information she had revealed was not really important

she was trying to stop the British government from doing something dishonest

she was trying to stop the British government from doing something illegal

(7) According to the article, Katharine felt that the British government was

telling lies in order to get support for an attack on Iraq

forcing newspapers to write articles in favour of war

failing to resist pressure from the US

trying to manipulate the British people by using emotional language

(8) Katharine worked at the GCHQ as

a translator

a secretary

a spy

a code-breaker