Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Karen McCarthy Brown
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9 - Sojeme, Sojeme.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The journey into rural Haiti is ____________ one.
(a) An exciting.
(b) An easy.
(c) A strange.
(d) A grueling.

2. When she first meets Alphonse Macena, she is just a girl of __________.
(a) 17.
(b) 12.
(c) 15.
(d) 19.

3. The emphasis in this chapter is on what?
(a) The economic status of all Haitians.
(b) The economics of women's lives.
(c) The relationships between men and women.
(d) The history of Haitian politics.

4. Alourdes remembers whose birth?
(a) The spirits'.
(b) Karen's.
(c) Maggie's.
(d) Her own.

5. After losing this, she subsequently had a dream of what?
(a) Losing her daughter.
(b) Snakes.
(c) Being pursued by the spirits and meeting them with resistance.
(d) Looking for the spirits.

Short Answer Questions

1. Macena is the father of her children so she must do what?

2. McCarthy Brown recounts in this chapter a trip she and Alourdes make together in ________ to Haiti.

3. Where is this ritual feeding held?

4. Who is Leve Jipon Fanm-nan, meaning "Raise that Woman's Petticoat?"

5. We learn in this chapter that Maggie is almost more like a ______________ to Alourdes, someone upon who she relies heavily in her work as a manbo.

(see the answer key)

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