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

Karen McCarthy Brown
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3 - Raise That Woman's Petticoat.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Leve Jipon Fanm-nan, meaning "Raise that Woman's Petticoat?"
(a) Macena's dog.
(b) Macena's servant.
(c) Macena's favorite cock.
(d) Macena's best friend.

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

3. Macena shirks his responsibilities and spends all of his time where?
(a) At the cockfights.
(b) In a bar.
(c) With his friends.
(d) In front of the television.

4. Who is Manman Marasa?
(a) Mama Lola's cousin.
(b) The wife of Mauvant.
(c) The sister of Mauvant.
(d) The daughter of Mauvant.

5. He comes to town alone, speaking of having done what?
(a) Broken with his family.
(b) Spoken to the spirits.
(c) Left the military.
(d) Killed his family.

Short Answer Questions

1. The chapter about the spirit Azaka, or "Kouzen Zaka" begins with Karen telling the story of her journey to Mama Lola's home in ______________.

2. For how long do the ceremonies go on?

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

4. When do the preparations for the party begin?

5. What does she learn from her sister-in-law?

(see the answer key)

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