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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who looks after Akueke?
2. What is the title of the second story in this section?
3. Why is Rufus so popular?
4. What is the name of the girl Julius is going to marry?
5. What does Mgboye say the dog has done?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Ibe such a popular politician?
2. How do Nwibe and the madmen know each other?
3. Why is the market place called Nwko?
4. Why did Marcus Ibe become a politician?
5. How will Akueke's life change now she is livng with her grandfather?
6. What is Rufus' job with Ibe's party?
7. What do Nwibe's two wives argue about in this section?
8. How does Nnameka's father's attitude change at the end of the story?
9. Why do people like Rufus so much?
10. Why does Nnaemeka's father think Ugoye is the perfect match for his son?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why has Achebe chosen to tell the story from Mike's point of view? How would the story change if it was told from the Cletus's point of view?
Essay Topic 2
How would you describe traditional Nigerian life? How does traditional Nigerian life compare to life in the west? How have the ideas Westerners have brought into Nigeria effected the country?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Nnaemeka's father finds it so difficult to accept that his son marries for love? How does Nnameka's father see marriage and how have these views molded his life?
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