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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 retains the tribal beliefs of his people only.
(d) Wole's family has rejected tribal beliefs, and he is a pure Christian.

2. How does the Alake respond initially to the women's group demands?
(a) He is calm and measured.
(b) He immediately resigns.
(c) He is outraged.
(d) He gives in to the demands.

3. In Chapter 12, why does Wee-Wee punish a boy with several dozen lashings?
(a) The boy hit a teacher.
(b) The boy got a girl pregnant.
(c) The boy stole Wole's school supplies.
(d) The boy caused unnecessary alarm by claiming there was a fire.

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

5. What happens at the end of Wee-Wee's lashing of a boy in Chapter 12?
(a) Wee-Wee has second thoughts, and only delivers half of the lashings.
(b) The students applause Wee-Wee for his rigorous lashing.
(c) Wee-Wee is weak, and by the last lash he is exhausted.
(d) The teachers stop Wee-Wee from doing any more harm to the boy.

6. What rite of manhood does Wole endure at the end of Chapter 9?
(a) Wole is forced to fight several men in the village.
(b) A hunt for a wild boar.
(c) Scarification.
(d) Wole is forced to sleep in a cave for four days.

7. What is the primary demand of the women's group when they organize a protest march?
(a) Better healthcare.
(b) An end to taxation.
(c) An end to police brutality.
(d) A better sewer system.

8. What are Wole's future plans for Mrs. Odufuwa?
(a) He plans to marry her.
(b) He plans to ask her to be his new mother.
(c) He plans to bring her to Isara.
(d) He plans to hit her for humiliating him.

9. Why can't Wole attend Government College when he is initially accepted?
(a) He must tend to a sick Essay.
(b) Wild Christian needs help at her shop.
(c) He does not get a scholarship.
(d) The area around the Government College became a contested zone during World War II.

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

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

12. What does the white district officer say to Beere to anger her and start mob violence?
(a) "You women are all alike."
(b) "You need a beating."
(c) "Shut your women up."
(d) "You have pretty eyes."

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

14. How does Wild Christian respond to the mob violence in Chapter 14?
(a) Wild Christian doesn't believe violence is the way, and she refuses to participate.
(b) Wild Christian is among the most violent instigators in the mob.
(c) Wild Christian betrays the women's group to the local police.
(d) Wild Christian tries to strangle the Alake.

15. What is Beere's relationship to Daodu?
(a) Cousin.
(b) They are not related.
(c) Wife.
(d) Sister.

Short Answer Questions

1. Odemo is the chief of which town?

2. Why does Essay hire a photographer in Chapter 11?

3. At the end of Chapter 8, who runs away from Ake?

4. What positive omen takes place during the protest at the end of Chapter 14?

5. What contradiction does Wole see in Daodu?

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