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

Karen McCarthy Brown
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5 - The Baka Made from Jealousy.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. 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) Certain authority.
(b) The American police force.
(c) Bad luck.
(d) A Vodou spirit.

4. According to legend, she is so ______________ that he almost faints the first time he sees her.
(a) Ugly.
(b) Beautiful.
(c) Cold.
(d) Scary.

5. Who is Joseph Binbin Mauvant?
(a) Mama Lola's grandfather.
(b) Mama Lola's great grandfather.
(c) Mama Lola's brother.
(d) Mama Lola's father.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Leve Jipon Fanm-nan, meaning "Raise that Woman's Petticoat?"

2. There are _______ different subdivisions of Ogou.

3. The chapter ends with a quick anecdote about whom?

4. Mama Lola travels to ___________ from Haiti and falls very ill.

5. What is agreed upon between Mama Lola and Karen?

(see the answer key)

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