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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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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. Where does Blaine live when he and Ifemelu become lovers?
(a) Boston.
(b) New Haven.
(c) Philadelphia.
(d) Baltimore.

2. What leads to Ifemelu's and Curt's breakup in Chapter 31?
(a) Ifemelu has cheated on Curt.
(b) Ifemelu has decided to move to Nigeria.
(c) Curt has cheated on Ifemelu.
(d) Ifemelu has gotten pregnant.

3. Where does Emenike meet Obinze in Chapter 29?
(a) At a restaurant.
(b) At his office.
(c) At a church.
(d) At the riverbank.

4. What is the title of the blog post that concludes Chapter 35?
(a) “Obama Can Win Only If He Remains the Magic Negro.”
(b) "Just This Evening."
(c) “A Michelle Obama Shout-Out Plus Hair as a Race Metaphor.”
(d) “Why Dark-Skinned Black Women Both American and Non-American Love Barack Obama.”

5. What is the name of Obinze's daughter?
(a) Bucchi.
(b) Onenu.
(c) Tendai.
(d) Cleotilde.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the subject of Ifemelu's blog in the end of Chapter 37?

2. Where is Boubacar from?

3. How many of her patients does Aunty Uju say have attempted suicide in Chapter 43?

4. What weekly treat if Obinze enjoying in the beginning of Chapter 27?

5. How are Blaine's friends described in the narrative?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is symbolized by Ifemely's invitation for Dike to visit her in Nigeria?

2. How are Obinze's emotions revealed through his actions in Chapter 42?

3. Why does Ifemelu argue with the Haitian woman in Chapter 31?

4. What history do Obinze and Emenike have? What connects these characters?

5. What does the bookstore symbolize in Chapter 27?

6. How is the motif of accents addressed by Ranyinudo in Part 7?

7. Discuss the theme of identity as it applies to Dike. How does Dike perceive his identity?

8. How is the theme of identity connected to Ifelemu's relationship with Blaine?

9. How are the concepts of race and class in England and America compared in the narrative?

10. What connection does Ifemelu reach with Aisha in Chapter 41? What does this foreshadow?

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