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. In Haiti, before she moved to America, Alourdes, like most other Haitian women, did whatever it took to feed herself and her family, including what?
(a) Selling precious items.
(b) Cooking for wealthy families.
(c) Bartering with sex.
(d) Giving away her children.

2. Does Joseph Binbin Mauvant like Macena?
(a) Yes, but only at first.
(b) No, never.
(c) No, not at first.
(d) Yes.

3. McCarthy Brown recounts in this chapter a trip she and Alourdes make together in ________ to Haiti.
(a) 1981.
(b) 1984.
(c) 1982.
(d) 1983.

4. Alourdes ____________ the family spirits that inhabit the land.
(a) Studies.
(b) Mocks.
(c) Feeds.
(d) Follows.

5. When "Sina," as Macena calls her, becomes pregnant, Mauvant and the men from the community do what?
(a) Put him in jail.
(b) Build him a hut in the compound.
(c) Kick him out.
(d) Force him to marry Sina.

Short Answer Questions

1. Alourdes' mother, Philomise, is the _________ child born to them.

2. During this procedure, she dreams of ____________ that makes her swear she will take the ason. She does swear it, and the medical procedure is a success.

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

4. How do they know this illness is a sure sign of illness caused by the spirits?

5. He is a "grimo," or _____________ man.

(see the answer key)

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