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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Badua discuss Anowa with at the beginning of Phase one?
(a) Kofi Ako.
(b) Osam.
(c) The old woman.
(d) The old man.

2. How does Aidoo select the time period to set the play?
(a) It is the time in which the legend is always set.
(b) It is an important point in Ghanaian history.
(c) It is during her childhood.
(d) The date is used to mirror events in Britain.

3. What aspect does the female part of Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper take on according to Phase one of the text?
(a) Philosophical.
(b) Spiritual.
(c) Existential.
(d) Intellectual.

4. By whom is a large part of Anowa's country ruled?
(a) Great Britain.
(b) France.
(c) Spain.
(d) Germany.

5. What does Osam attempt in Phase one in order to gain some control/peace?
(a) Retaliation.
(b) An argument.
(c) Punishment.
(d) An intervention.

6. How many reasons are there for the villagers to be angry with Anowa, in regard to her marital choices?
(a) Two.
(b) One.
(c) Three.
(d) None.

7. What type of relationships is the play built around?
(a) Husband-wife.
(b) Woman-woman.
(c) Male-female.
(d) Mother-daughter.

8. Whom does Anowa encounter in Phase one?
(a) Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper.
(b) Osam.
(c) Kofi Ako.
(d) Badua.

9. Badua is concerned for Anowa's __________.
(a) Husband.
(b) Career.
(c) Future.
(d) Happiness.

10. Anowa represents a ____________ to the conventional ways of her village.
(a) Benefit.
(b) Threat.
(c) Change.
(d) Youth.

11. What type of chorus do the old man and the old woman represent throughout the play, as stated in the prologue?
(a) Roman chorus.
(b) Elizabethan chorus.
(c) Call-and-Response.
(d) Greek chorus.

12. Which of the following does not accurately describe Osam's character, as he is identified in the prologue?
(a) Understanding.
(b) Loving.
(c) Strong.
(d) Distant.

13. Who, in Phase one, makes the suggestion of Anowa becoming a high priestess?
(a) Anowa.
(b) Kofi Ako.
(c) Osam.
(d) Badua.

14. What is the name of the village, in which "Anowa" takes place?
(a) Shona.
(b) Yebi.
(c) Oyo.
(d) Genji.

15. Who do the old man and old woman react with during Phase one?
(a) No one.
(b) Anowa.
(c) Badua.
(d) Osam.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the path Anowa is believed to be destined for?

2. Which character "wasshes their hands" of Anowa in phase 1?

3. In which year does the "Anowa" take place?

4. Which is the first character that the audience meets?

5. What does Anowa pack up during Phase one?

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