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

Karen McCarthy Brown
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4 - Ogou.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Despite her power as a Vodou priestess and the protection that she enjoys at the hands of the spirits, ________________ is enough to upturn Alourdes' life.
(a) A Vodou spirit.
(b) Certain authority.
(c) The American police force.
(d) Bad luck.

2. Mauvant dresses and assumes his usual post where?
(a) In the center square.
(b) On his porch.
(c) Outside the general store.
(d) Beneath the cottonsilk tree.

3. Before long, Macena discovers her whereabouts and does what?
(a) Kicks her out of her new home.
(b) Ignores her.
(c) Robs her.
(d) Comes to live with her.

4. The compound is a grouping of huts for whom?
(a) The Mauvant family's grown children and their children as well.
(b) The leaders of the community.
(c) All the families in town.
(d) The children of the community.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. While power liberates, it also can do what to those who wield it?

2. Who should Karen marry?

3. When do the preparations for the party begin?

4. In this chapter we learn about Alourdes' Grandmother, ______________.

5. Azaka offers the rest of his altar food to his guests, doles out messages to the individual guests and instructs them how to do what?

(see the answer key)

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