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. What does McCarthy Brown do for Alourdes and Maggie?
(a) She pays for William's bail.
(b) She translates for them.
(c) She acts as William's lawyer.
(d) She steps in to assist in the process.

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

3. What did Maggie explain to Karen?
(a) Azaka is punishing her.
(b) Azaka is ignoring her.
(c) Azaka is praising her.
(d) Azaka is speaking to her.

4. Alourdes' mother, Philomise, is the _________ child born to them.
(a) Second.
(b) First.
(c) Third.
(d) Fourth.

5. Why does Macena mourn bitterly?
(a) Unexpectedly, Macena's best friend dies.
(b) Unexpectedly, Macena's dog dies while out hunting.
(c) Unexpectedly, Macena's servant quits.
(d) Unexpectedly, this prize fighting cock of Macena's dies in the ring.

Short Answer Questions

1. In ______________, Alourdes' son William, who is mentally retarded, is arrested for a purse snatching.

2. 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?

3. Most of the compound's women have made the long journey down the mountain to what?

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

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

(see the answer key)

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