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 Mauvant regularly do?
(a) He sits sipping his special rum mixture and doling out medicine and advice.
(b) He sleeps.
(c) He talks to the spirits.
(d) He tells stories.

2. How does Mama Lola discover information through her sister-in-law?
(a) A letter.
(b) Her dream.
(c) An e-mail.
(d) A phone call.

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

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

5. All morning Mauvant is muttering that he is ________________ but no one pays him much attention.
(a) Sleeping.
(b) Dying.
(c) Sick.
(d) Going.

Short Answer Questions

1. Sina realizes that Macena will not leave the family compound, so she and her eldest daughter, Gloria, decide to do what?

2. 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.

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

4. The first chapter of the book begins where?

5. What is a "met tet?"

(see the answer key)

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