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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How is Beere received when she returns from England?
(a) She is given an award from the local governor.
(b) She is reviled, and fruit is thrown at her.
(c) The return happens without incident.
(d) She is given a hero's welcome.

2. What is an ogboni?
(a) A local chief.
(b) A crayfish stew.
(c) A blacksmith.
(d) A coconut cake.

3. What are the caravanserai?
(a) Headmasters of grammar schools.
(b) A group akin to the American mafia.
(c) A group of holy men.
(d) Merchants from Isara.

4. What does the derogatory term "agb'eyin-to" refer to?
(a) Women.
(b) Traitors.
(c) Westernized Africans.
(d) White men.

5. On a trip to Broda Pupa's farm, which is NOT one of the activities Wole participates in?
(a) Hoe farmland.
(b) Have a feast of snake meat.
(c) Gather fruits.
(d) Milk a cow.

6. What is the immediate inspiration for a march upon the Alake in Chapter 14?
(a) A mother's tearful story of excessive taxation.
(b) A "yam tax."
(c) The closing of the Government College.
(d) The rape of a women's group member.

7. What is the occupation of Broda Pupa?
(a) Barber.
(b) Oracle.
(c) Town administrator.
(d) Butcher.

8. How does Wole react to the rite of manhood he endures in Chapter 9?
(a) Wole endures the pain easily, and is congratulated by Father.
(b) Wole laughs during the process, and Father thinks he is going mad.
(c) It is so painful, Wole sometimes feels as if he is in a dream.
(d) Wole nearly dies, and is rushed to the hospital.

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

10. In Chapter 14, how does Wild Christian come to the aid of a local chief?
(a) She hides him so he is not beaten by the mob.
(b) She testifies in his defense at trial.
(c) She helps him to read a letter from the British government.
(d) She gives him money after his belt pouch was stolen.

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

12. As expressed in Chapter 15, what school rule does Daodu believe is racist?
(a) The "no pockets" rule.
(b) The ironic "Equal Opportunity" rule.
(c) The "quiet" rule.
(d) The "no outside food" rule.

13. What inspires Kemberi to give a speech in Chapter 13?
(a) A mudslide had caused sanitation problems in the town.
(b) A young orphan died from starvation.
(c) A woman was raped by a policeman.
(d) Women were forced to pay exorbitant taxes on goods.

14. What is the name of Wole's grammar school?
(a) Odemo.
(b) Daodu International.
(c) Ake Femi.
(d) Abeokuta.

15. Who visits Ake at the beginning of Chapter 9?
(a) Odemo.
(b) A strange medicine man.
(c) Ibara.
(d) Father.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Father warn Wole about in Chapter 9 about grammar school?

2. What is Beere's relationship to Daodu?

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

4. Who is the permanent headmaster of Wole's grammar school?

5. What best characterizes Wee-Wee's handling of the grammar school?

(see the answer keys)

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