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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Andrew Kadibe try to sound like when he knocks at Odili's door?
(a) An old man.
(b) A girl.
(c) Odili.
(d) A pig.

2. Whom does Odili notice in the crowd at the Writer's Society's hall?
(a) Andrew Kadibe.
(b) Elsie.
(c) Principal Nwege.
(d) Jean.

3. What is the title of the president of the Writer's Society's book?
(a) "The Odiliad."
(b) "Africa's Prince."
(c) "The Freedom of Nigeria."
(d) "The Song of the Black Bird."

4. How many pounds does each bus cost?
(a) 6,000.
(b) 2,500.
(c) 60,000.
(d) 12,000.

5. What does Chief Nanga's lunchtime conversation concern?
(a) Odili's scholarship.
(b) The purchasing of buses from England.
(c) The building of a new school.
(d) The tarring of a road.

6. What nickname offends Chief Nanga?
(a) M.A. Minus Opportunity.
(b) Great Nanga.
(c) Owner of book.
(d) Father of Anata.

7. What does the statute Odili reads in the newspaper concern?
(a) Automobile parking.
(b) Food distribution.
(c) Excrement pails.
(d) Pit latrines.

8. How does Odili state his view of Elsie to Chief Nanga?
(a) He is serious about her.
(b) She is just a good-time girl.
(c) He intends to marry her.
(d) She is his best friend.

9. How is Odili received at Chief Nanga's house?
(a) Warmly.
(b) Coldly.
(c) Uncertainly.
(d) Unexpectedly.

10. In the beginning of Chapter 2, Odili says: "It doesn't matter what you knew, but __________________"
(a) Where you're known.
(b) Who knew you.
(c) What you didn't know.
(d) Who you knew.

11. With whom did Odili live in Giligili?
(a) His father.
(b) His uncle.
(c) His half-sister's family.
(d) Foster parents.

12. Whom do Chief Nanga and Odili visit in Chapter 3?
(a) The Minister of Public Construction.
(b) The Minister of Foreign Trade.
(c) The Prime Minister.
(d) The Minister for Overseas Training.

13. Who arrives at Chief Nanga's house at the beginning of Chapter 5?
(a) Mrs. Akilo.
(b) Jean.
(c) The Prime Minister.
(d) Chief Kobino.

14. Why does Odili have his present teaching job instead of a civil-service job?
(a) Autonomy.
(b) A girl.
(c) Money.
(d) Underqualification.

15. What does the Senior Tutor take from the reception?
(a) A jug of palm wine.
(b) A jug of beer.
(c) Two bottles of beer.
(d) Principal Nwege's ring.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of Odili's colleagues visited England?

2. Where is Odili from?

3. What does Peter buy for his father?

4. How many wives does Odili's father have?

5. For what does the young man apply at Chief Nanga's house at the end of Chapter 4?

(see the answer keys)

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