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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Chief Nanga predict that Nigeria will soon produce?
(a) A world-famous singer.
(b) Free trade.
(c) A new form of government.
(d) A world-class author.
2. Who heckles Maxwell during his speech in Chapter 12?
(d) Andrew Kadibe.
3. Where do Chief Nanga, Odili and Hezekiah meet?
(b) The Urua Grammar School.
(d) The Samalu house.
4. How do the people treat Josiah after the incident at the bar?
(a) They go in fear of him.
(b) They treat him just the same.
(c) They boycott him.
(d) They praise him.
5. How much does Chief Nanga say Maxwell has taken in bribes?
(a) 4,000 pounds.
(b) 1,000 pounds.
(c) 250 pounds.
(d) 650 pounds.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the title of the poem Maxwell shows Odili?
2. Who is waiting for Odili outside Chief Nanga's house when he returns?
3. What does Odili hope to accomplish through his political activities?
4. To what region does Odili agree to being assigned?
5. When does Odili plan to see Edna again after his embarrassing accident?
Short Essay Questions
1. What characterizes Odili's arrival at his friend Maxwell's apartment?
2. What is the significance of the poem Maxwell wrote seven years ago?
3. What is revealed about Edna's character in the scene on the VIP porch?
4. Describe the situation with Chief Nanga and the editor of the Daily Matchet, including its significance.
5. What is Odili's concern about the founding of the new political party?
6. How does Odili interpret Edna's letter?
7. Why is Couple's heckling of Maxwell effective?
8. How does Odili initially interpret Chief Nanga's order to move Elsie's bags into his absent wife's room?
9. What sort of abuses of power does Chief Nanga exercise in his campaign?
10. In Chapter 10, how does Chief Nanga further expose his corruption regarding the office of Foreign Trade?
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