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

2. What is the ultimate consequence of Anowa's behavior, as stated in the prologue?
(a) Disappointment.
(b) Death.
(c) Reward.
(d) Abandonment.

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

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

5. How does the other party react, when seeing the nature of the connection between Kofi Ako and Anowa in Phase one?
(a) Osam yells loudly.
(b) The people ignore it.
(c) Badua begins crying.
(d) The woman drops her tray.

Short Answer Questions

1. What word best describes the connection between Kofi Ako and Anowa, as seen toward the beginning of the play, according to the text?

2. Who do the people of the village blame for Anowa's behavior, as explained in the prologue?

3. Which political category best suits Anowa's character?

4. What is the other woman in Phase one carrying?

5. What is the voice of the old man and woman supposed to represent in terms of the village?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who does the old woman blame for the tragedies of this story and why?

2. What does Kofi Ako want to buy woman slaves?

3. How does Anowa react to Kofi Ako's request that she buy a new dress?

4. As can be seen in Phase one, how do you describe the voice of the old man?

5. Who is the old woman described in the prologue, and how is she described?

6. What is the old man's view on the situation?

7. As can be seen throughout Phase one, what is the surest way to get Anowa to do something? Explain.

8. What is the function of Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper, as described by Aidoo in the prologue?

9. Describe the reasoning that the old man gives for the anger of those in the Yebi village toward Anowa?

10. As can be seen in Phase one, what is the father's role in finding his daughter a husband? How is this tradition made apparent through the text?

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