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

Karen McCarthy Brown
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10 - Danbala.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mauvant is what they call a _____________________ or a true African who has the spirits "on him" always.
(a) "Frafrica."
(b) "Franginen."
(c) "Afrique."
(d) "Afrikanner."

2. What does the spirit do to Philo?
(a) He makes her deaf.
(b) He makes her ill.
(c) He makes her mute.
(d) He makes her go blind.

3. 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.

4. What does Mauvant vomit up?
(a) A diamond.
(b) A spirit.
(c) His lunch.
(d) A small, smooth stone.

5. Luc is a wealthy man, and he funds a trip for Philo and her son to do what?
(a) Journey to Port au Prince.
(b) Journey back into the mountains
(c) Move to the States.
(d) Take a relaxing vacation.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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.

2. Back to the present time in the hospital, Maggie is undergoing a procedure where what must be dislodged?

3. Mama Lola takes the ________ like her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

4. Each of these spirits exists in close relation to one another and, when considered as a group, are able to quite accurately paint a portrait of whom?

5. This mothering spirit is tough and strict and sometimes very ____________.

(see the answer key)

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