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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. Whose company does Ali enjoy?
(a) Interesting women.
(b) His two older brothers.
(c) His grandfather.
(d) His son.
2. What type of woman does Ali prefer to date?
(a) Young virgins.
(b) Mature, sexually-experienced women.
(c) He has no preference.
(d) He prefers men.
3. What does Ali not want to do while courting Esi?
(a) Embarrass his family.
(b) Hurt Fusena.
(c) Scare Esi with too much attention.
(d) Let her see his less-than-desirable side.
4. How many children does Opokuya have?
5. Why does Esi say her marriage fails?
(a) Oko resented her not being with him constantly.
(b) Oko was having an affair.
(c) Oko wants a wife who wants more children.
(d) Esi has never loved Oko.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Ohyaanowa unhappy?
2. What does Esi's grandmother say about feeling grateful to a man?
3. What happens when Musa Musa is twelve?
4. Where does Opokuya say she will meet Kubi at 5:30 p.m.?
5. What does Esi think about marrying again?
Short Essay Questions
1. For what does Ali apologize to his people and how does he rationalize his actions?
2. What does Ali decide to do to assuage his guilt, but how does that only increase his guilt and Esi's shame?
3. How do Ali and Fusena meet and eventually marry?
4. What does Opokuya think Esi should have done differently in Esi's marriage; yet how does she acknowledge her advice is not fair?
5. What happens when Esi arrives at the offices of Linga Hideaways that dampens her anger?
6. Who is Opokuya and what is her relationship to Esi?
7. At the end of the book, what is Esi's marital status?
8. Why does Kubi come over to Esi's home and what does he do?
9. What do the older women think about Ali marrying Esi?
10. What indication is there that Ali and Esi are starting to have difficulties in their relationship in Chapter 10?
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