Aké: The Years of Childhood Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Wole decide to run away from home in Chapter 6?
(a) To prevent Wild Christian from parading him around town as punishment.
(b) To escape a vengeful forest spirit.
(c) Because he decided to join the circus in Isara.
(d) To escape the wrath of the church leaders for stealing money.

2. Where does Sorowanke live, according to Chapter 10?
(a) In a shanty town by the river.
(b) Mr. B's house.
(c) The parking lot of a McDonald's.
(d) Dayisi's Walk.

3. What trick does Essay play on Wole with a light bulb in Chapter 8?
(a) Essay gets Wole to believe it is a spirit trapped in a bottle.
(b) Essay pretends it takes a magical spell to turn the light on.
(c) When Wole breaks the light bulb, Essay pretends the light bulb cost hundreds of dollars.
(d) Essay installs the light bulb in Wole's room, so he can't sleep.

4. In Chapter 1, what punishment is given to young Wild Christian and Sanya for trespassing into the woods?
(a) They are expelled from school.
(b) They are both forced to eat a powerful pepper plant.
(c) They are deprived of food for a week.
(d) They are given half a dozen lashes apiece.

5. What is the teacher's reaction to young Wole coming to school uninvited at the beginning of Chapter 2?
(a) The teacher makes use of him by having him cut the grass.
(b) The teacher is angered, and has a long talk with Essay.
(c) The teacher says Wole is welcome anytime.
(d) The teacher is so amused, Wole is asked to teach the day's lesson.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Mrs. B punish her maid in Chapter 6?

2. What is the primary demand of the women's group when they organize a protest march?

3. What is akara?

4. Why is Wole ordered kicked out of sleeping in Essay's bedroom in Chapter 6?

5. Popularization of the radio in Chapter 8 has people around Ake saying what catch phrase?

(see the answer key)

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