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

Karen McCarthy Brown
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6 - Kouzinn.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mama Lola is throwing Azaka _______________ party, as she must every year.
(a) A birthday.
(b) A pizza.
(c) An anniversary.
(d) A surprise.

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

3. The compound is a grouping of huts for whom?
(a) The Mauvant family's grown children and their children as well.
(b) The children of the community.
(c) The leaders of the community.
(d) All the families in town.

4. Most of the compound's women have made the long journey down the mountain to what?
(a) The town hall.
(b) The mall.
(c) The school.
(d) The market.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. She buys land in _____________, building her house with her own hands.

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

3. Many guests arrive for the ritual, and after ______________ to persuade the spirits to attend, Mama Lola becomes possessed by the spirit of Azaka.

4. The capital earned by this career gives her leverage over what?

5. Why is Azaka mad?

(see the answer key)

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