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. Philo discovers she is pregnant and does everything she can think of to miscarry, as another mouth to feed is the last thing she needs. The spirit __________________ comes to her in a dream and tells her to stop trying to kill her baby.
(a) Lady of Guadeloupe.
(b) Lady of Lourdes.
(c) Lady of the Sea.
(d) Lady of the Snows.

2. Ogou Badagri, the shy, handsome, brave and loyal, is Alourdes' _____________ from the spirit world.
(a) Father.
(b) Friend.
(c) Husband.
(d) Chief counselor.

3. She was born by cesarean section weighing a record ______ pounds.
(a) 16.
(b) 15.
(c) 17.
(d) 14.

4. It is noted that what was removed at the same time?
(a) Her uterus.
(b) Her ovaries.
(c) The fetus of a partially formed twin sister.
(d) The fetus of a partially formed twin brother.

5. The spirits will do what if should she neglect them?
(a) Ignore her.
(b) Help her.
(c) Not work for her.
(d) Kill her.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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?

2. The litany of spirits and the litany of ancestral rite would be impossible to maintain in the realm of _________________ where the human and the divine are forbidden to mix.

3. When she first meets Alphonse Macena, she is just a girl of __________.

4. Mama Lola is throwing Azaka _______________ party, as she must every year.

5. Alourdes ____________ the family spirits that inhabit the land.

(see the answer key)

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