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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Chief Nanga's second wife-to-be?
2. From where is Chief Nanga's second wife-to-be?
3. From what country do Jean and John come?
4. Chief Nanga says the standard education he received is worth more than what today?
5. How many pounds does each bus cost?
Short Essay Questions
1. What two admirable qualities does Chief Nanga demonstrate in Chapter 1, and how?
2. How does Odili describe the way Jean acts toward Chief Nanga?
3. How does Odili's father treat his family?
4. Describe Odili in his first encounter with Elsie in Chapter 6.
5. What is ironic about Chief Koko's reaction to drinking OHMS?
6. What attitudes do the foreigners at the dinner conversation seem to have toward Africa, and how do they demonstrate such?
7. Why does Chief Nanga remember Odili?
8. Why is Odili's father hated?
9. How is the media portrayed by Odili?
10. Why is Odili's next-door neighbor in college called "Irre"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the character of Maxwell Kulamo. How does Odili portray him? Is Odili's portrayal of Maxwell fair or biased? What do Maxwell's actions reveal about his person? In what ways is Maxwell significant to the story?
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 9, Timothy, the Christian carpenter, says that "Josiah has taken away enough for the owner to notice." Examine the relevance of this statement to the story. How is it shown to be true in Anata? Is it true in the country as a whole? Why is it noticed differently in a small village than in the whole country? Does this imply anything about large-scale democracy, and if so, what?
Essay Topic 3
Present an analysis of Chief Nanga. Discuss his rise to power, his personalit, and his interactions with other characters. How does he treat others? How does he maintain his political position until the coup? Be sure to contrast the opinions of the educated and the uneducated regarding Chief Nanga.
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