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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is demanded of Obinze by the immigration officer when he arrives in Lagos in Chapter 30?
(a) His ring.
(b) His passport.
(d) His birth certificate.
2. What is the one thing that unites Ifemelu and Blaine in Chapter 40?
(a) Barack Obama's campaign.
(b) Their son.
(c) Hillary Clinton's campaign.
(d) Their love for money.
3. What online account does Obinze reactivate in order to search for Ifemelu in Chapter 42?
(a) His Facebook account.
(b) His Myspace account.
(c) His Twitter account.
(d) His Gmail account.
4. Where does Blaine live when he and Ifemelu become lovers?
(d) New Haven.
5. Where has Ifelemu slept for three nights in the beginning of Chapter 43?
(a) At a homeless shelter.
(b) At Blaine's house.
(c) On the floor of Dike's room.
(d) At her mother's house.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Boubacar encourage Ifemelu to apply for a fellowship in Chapter 38?
2. What is the name of Blaine's best friend from high school that comes to visit in Chapter 34?
3. Where had Tochi lost her job, according to Ranyinudo in Chapter 44?
4. What leads to Ifemelu's and Curt's breakup in Chapter 31?
5. What does Blaine do in reaction to the library guard who has been falsely arrested in Chapter 38?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are Ranyinudo's perceptions of gender roles demonstrated in Part 7?
2. What history do Obinze and Emenike have? What connects these characters?
3. What is foreshadowed through Obinze's and Ifemelu's correspondence in Chapter 42?
4. How is Esther described in the narrative? What other characters in the novel does Esther resemble?
5. Discuss the theme of identity as it applies to Dike. How does Dike perceive his identity?
6. What is symbolized by Ifemely's invitation for Dike to visit her in Nigeria?
7. How is the theme of identity connected to Ifelemu's relationship with Blaine?
8. What ideas are addressed regarding African immigration at Emenike's dinner party?
9. How is Obinze affected by his conversation with the woman at the bookstore in Chapter 27?
10. How would you describe Ifemelu's employer and boss at Zoe magazine?
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