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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. What happens to Ikem on his way to the Palace in Chapter 3?
(a) He is arrested by the state police.
(b) He narrowly avoids a terrible accident.
(c) He has a standoff with a taxi driver who tries to cut in front of him.
(d) A taxi sideswipes him, drawing an ugly gash on his car.
2. What is the first shrine to Idemili?
(a) A temple on a hill.
(b) A cave grotto.
(c) A holy river.
(d) A holy lake.
3. What is the name of Chris's girlfriend?
4. Who is Ikem Osodi?
(a) Commissioner for Education.
(b) Commissioner for Information.
(c) Editor of the National Gazette.
5. Which province is asking for the President's help?
Short Answer Questions
1. In the hymn composed by Ikem, who is found dead in the marketplace?
2. What does Ikem think of the President, Sam?
3. Which of the following are mentioned in Ikem's hymn as dying off and leaving no void?
4. Where is Beatrice educated?
5. According to the African legend recounted by Ikem, what is once true about the Sky?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Beatrice help Ikem to realize about women?
2. What is Ikem's attitude toward women, according to Chris?
3. What meaning does Chris find in the inscription "What a man commits," which is painted on the back of the bus?
4. Explain what happens in the parking lot after Ikem meets with the Abazon delegation. What does this incident seem to foreshadow?
5. Why, according to the Attorney-General, might Christopher Oriko pose a threat? Does the Attorney-General seem trustworthy?
6. Interpret Chris's dying words, "the last green."
7. Explain how Chris is able to fool the police at a security checkpoint.
8. Why do most well-off city dwellers from Bassa never travel to the north of the country by bus?
9. Why is the President so angry with Ikem?
10. How has the President changed, according to Ikem, and why has he done so?
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