Americanah Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2: Chapters 3-9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does the narrator describe Obinze running into at the mall and her fawning over him due to his new-found wealth in Chapter 2?
(a) Araminta.
(b) Georgina.
(c) Ranyinudo.
(d) Ojiugo.

2. How does Ifemelu perceive her physique in Chapter 1?
(a) She believes she is lanky.
(b) She believes she is petite.
(c) She believes she is thin.
(d) She believes she is fat.

3. How does the General die?
(a) He drowns in a river.
(b) He dies in a plane crash.
(c) He dies in a car crash.
(d) He has a heart attack.

4. How old is Ifemelu when her mother cuts off all of her own hair?
(a) 5.
(b) 10.
(c) 16.
(d) 12.

5. Why did Ifemelu's mother cut off her hair?
(a) Because she had lice.
(b) Because she was moving to America.
(c) Because her husband asked her to do so.
(d) Because she became religious.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Obinze supposed to be on a date with at the party when he meets Ifemelu?

2. Of what Nigerian ethnic group is Ifemelu?

3. What is Obinze's boss called in Chapter 2?

4. Where has Obinze moved to Lagos from in Chapter 4?

5. Who takes Ifemelu aside and talks to her about safe sex in Chapter 5?

(see the answer key)

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