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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many surviving children does Badua have?
(a) Two.
(b) One.
(c) Three.
(d) Four.

2. Who does the old woman have sympathy for by the end of Phase one?
(a) Kofi Ako.
(b) Anowa.
(c) Badua.
(d) Osam.

3. What does Anowa insist she helps Kofi Ako with?
(a) Leaving Yebi.
(b) Gaining wealth and success.
(c) Being a good husband.
(d) Making something of his life.

4. Which character in the story represents the antithesis of the ideal person, according to African tradition?
(a) Anowa.
(b) Badua.
(c) Kofi Ako.
(d) Osam.

5. What type of input do the people of Anowa's village have in regard to how their country is run politically?
(a) None.
(b) Much.
(c) A decent amount.
(d) Minimal.

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

7. This person typically is responsible for choosing a husband for the daughter.
(a) The old woman.
(b) The matchmaker.
(c) The mother.
(d) The father.

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

9. 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.

10. How many years are men asking for Anowa's hand in marriage, as stated in the prologue?
(a) Four.
(b) Six.
(c) Five.
(d) Seven.

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

12. Aidoo writes her play during what major political literary movement?
(a) Pan-African.
(b) Realism.
(c) Post modernist.
(d) Cultural relativism.

13. As stated within the prologue, who do Kofi Ako and Anowa do business with?
(a) Kofi's family.
(b) Americans.
(c) Slaves.
(d) White men.

14. Which part of the landscape, as described in the prologue, balances out the lands?
(a) A valley.
(b) A mountain.
(c) A river.
(d) A lake.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the other party react, when seeing the nature of the connection between Kofi Ako and Anowa in Phase one?

2. Aidoo sets the prologue of the story in this place, setting the stage for the beginning of colonialism.

3. Which word does Badua use to describe Kofi Ako in Phase one?

4. The grand theme of this play lies mainly in what?

5. By the end of Phase one, the old man believes that Anowa is destined for ________________.

(see the answer keys)

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