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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What best describes the spiritual beliefs of young Wole?
(a) Wole is an atheist, and his family has forsaken religion.
(b) A mix of tribal beliefs and Christianity.
(c) Wole's family has rejected tribal beliefs, and he is a pure Christian.
(d) Wole retains the tribal beliefs of his people only.

2. At the end of Chapter 10, what is the status of Sorowanke?
(a) She is driven from the town and forgotten.
(b) She is driven from the town, but the city elders record her tale for posterity.
(c) She settles down and raises a family.
(d) She becomes the owner of a successful coconut cake shop.

3. Why does Beere travel to England in Chapter 13?
(a) To see Big Ben and other landmarks.
(b) To escape arrest.
(c) Because a friend in need is in London.
(d) To advocate for the country's needs.

4. In Chapter 14, what unites the unions being created across Africa?
(a) All the unions are created and run by women.
(b) A call for higher education standards.
(c) A call for the end to the white man's rule.
(d) A central leadership group called the African Committee.

5. Who is the permanent headmaster of Wole's grammar school?
(a) Bada Dooey.
(b) Mama Aduni.
(c) Daodu.
(d) Edun.

6. What racist view does Beere express in Chapter 15?
(a) White men sleep with black women to feel superior.
(b) Whites always break promises.
(c) Whites dropped the A-Bomb on Japan in World War II because they were Asian.
(d) Whites are lazy and given to theft.

7. What best describes how Daodu handles problems in school?
(a) He handles his school like a military dictator.
(b) He lets the students handle their own problems.
(c) He handles school like a court of law.
(d) He handles problems like a sports referee.

8. What is the name of Sorowanke's boyfriend?
(a) Edun.
(b) Odemo.
(c) Yokolu.
(d) Osiki.

9. What advice does Broda Pupa give to Wole concerning bee stings?
(a) Bee stings can be treated with a warm salt bath.
(b) Bee stings can be treated with hyena dung.
(c) If attacked by a swarm of bees, run away as fast as you can.
(d) If attacked by a swarm of bees, drop to the ground and roll around.

10. What issue is NOT discussed at Wild Christian's women's group?
(a) The drought.
(b) Infant mortality.
(c) Sanitation.
(d) Civil service.

11. What is akara?
(a) Fried bean cake.
(b) A salve used to treat bee stings.
(c) A process of application to become a holy man.
(d) A spirit of the forest.

12. What does Essay make Wole promise him in Chapter 11?
(a) That Wole will attend college.
(b) That Wole will never lie again.
(c) That Wole will always attend church.
(d) That Wole will travel to America.

13. Why does Paa Adatan feel he is the victim of racism?
(a) He is paid substantially less than an equivalent white man.
(b) The "no pockets" rule he is subject to is racist.
(c) He believes he is not given a gun because white men do not trust black men.
(d) He wishes to kill Hitler, but feels the white man is preventing him from doing so.

14. What is the name of the market Wole travels through on the way to choir practice?
(a) Ibarapa.
(b) Egungun.
(c) Kasada.
(d) Ogiri.

15. How does the women's protest end?
(a) In an unsatisfying deadlock.
(b) Several women are arrested, and the protest is forcibly broken up.
(c) A woman is killed by police officers, shocking the group and ending the protest.
(d) The women's demands are met.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Wee-Wee get his nickname?

2. In Chapter 14, how does Wild Christian come to the aid of a local chief?

3. What inspires Kemberi to give a speech in Chapter 13?

4. What is Father's religion?

5. What friend does Wole make in the church choir?

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