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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) The old woman.
(b) The old man.
(c) Osam.
(d) Kofi Ako.

2. As explained in the prologue, who sets up the tale of Anowa?
(a) Badua.
(b) Slave boys.
(c) Tribe elders.
(d) The ghost of Anowa.

3. What is another name for the coast on which the play is set?
(a) The Gold Coast.
(b) The Red Coast.
(c) The Silver Coast.
(d) The Anglican Coast.

4. According to Osam, Anowa is not like _____________.
(a) Other boys.
(b) He and Badua.
(c) Other girls.
(d) Other people.

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

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

7. A huge gap of ___________ lies between Badua and Anowa.
(a) Respect.
(b) Love.
(c) Care.
(d) Communication.

8. By the end of Phase one, the old man believes that Anowa is destined for ________________.
(a) Marriage.
(b) Motherhood.
(c) Greater things.
(d) Death.

9. According to the old woman, what does time do to children?
(a) Make them less obedient.
(b) They are more independent.
(c) They become more wise.
(d) Nothing, they remain the same.

10. According to Aidoo's explanation in the prologue, where do the white men come from?
(a) Fantiland.
(b) France.
(c) Beyond the horizon.
(d) The underground.

11. In which year does the "Anowa" take place?
(a) 1874.
(b) 1825.
(c) 1970.
(d) 1900.

12. Which character is at the center of the play?
(a) Badua.
(b) Anowa.
(c) The old man and woman.
(d) The land.

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

14. Which of the following is not said to be included in the play?
(a) Music.
(b) Politics.
(c) Familial values.
(d) Conventional relationships.

15. What else does Anowa's becoming a priestess bring to her family?
(a) Respectibility.
(b) Order.
(c) Happiness.
(d) Wealth.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Anowa bring her chores to when they are completed?

2. _____________ is the surest way of survival in the village that the characters live in.

3. Who asks Anowa to marry him in Phase one?

4. This person typically is responsible for choosing a husband for the daughter.

5. What type of chorus do the old man and the old woman represent throughout the play, as stated in the prologue?

(see the answer keys)

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