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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What happens to the naked woman at the beginning of Chapter 14?
(a) She is applauded for her boldness and given an award.
(b) She doesn't say a word, and she is taken to the police station.
(c) She is dragged to the police station after a fierce fight.
(d) She is beaten and paraded through the streets to humiliate her.

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

4. Why is Wole disappointed when he reaches Isara in Chapter 9?
(a) Isara is full of rich snobs who look down upon his family.
(b) Wole does not receive any presents from Father.
(c) The town is provincial and unsanitary.
(d) He was promised an elephant statue from a trader, but he never got it.

5. What does Wole think about the Westernizing of his culture?
(a) He has fully embraced Western culture.
(b) He believes Westernization can be the salvation of his people.
(c) He thinks Western influences should be limited to pop culture.
(d) Western influences are harmful.

6. What does Wole consider his "sanctuary" in Chapter 9 while staying in Isara?
(a) Father's mud-house.
(b) The central fountain.
(c) The market district.
(d) An abandoned bomb shelter.

7. 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) The women's demands are met.
(d) A woman is killed by police officers, shocking the group and ending the protest.

8. What does Wild Christian name her women's group?
(a) The Egba Women's Union.
(b) Women's Advocacy Organization.
(c) Many Voices, One Voice.
(d) The Ake Women's Collective.

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

10. What is Daodu's other name?
(a) Aduni Mo.
(b) Alake.
(c) Da Pelumo.
(d) Reverend A.O. Ransome-Kuti.

11. At the end of Chapter 8, who runs away from Ake?
(a) Wole.
(b) Wild Christian.
(c) Osiki.
(d) Dipo.

12. How long does the mob violence at the Alake compound last?
(a) A month.
(b) A year.
(c) A day.
(d) A week.

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

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

15. What is the "last straw" in Sorowanke's fight with local peddlers?
(a) The peddlers bribe the police to arrest Sorowanke.
(b) The peddlers begin to charge her exorbitant fees.
(c) Sorowanke steals a potion rack from a peddler.
(d) Sorowanke becomes pregnant.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. At the end of Chapter 10, what is the status of Sorowanke?

3. What best describes Kemberi's oratorical style?

4. Where does Sorowanke live, according to Chapter 10?

5. What is a "beater" as Wole describes it in Chapter 9?

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