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

Karen McCarthy Brown
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10 - Danbala.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. ______________ is the mother, the one who bears the children.
(a) Ezili Danto.
(b) Ezili Freda.
(c) Ezili Lasyrenn.
(d) Ezili Asrial.

2. Why must this be dislodged?
(a) It is blocking a major artery.
(b) It is pressing on her brain stem.
(c) It has become imbedded.
(d) It is growing larger.

3. Philo discovers she is pregnant and does everything she can think of to miscarry, as another mouth to feed is the last thing she needs. The spirit __________________ comes to her in a dream and tells her to stop trying to kill her baby.
(a) Lady of the Sea.
(b) Lady of the Snows.
(c) Lady of Guadeloupe.
(d) Lady of Lourdes.

4. Macena believes that the spirits, like his wife, are there to do what?
(a) Scare him.
(b) Serve him.
(c) Kill him.
(d) Hurt him.

5. In the market of _____________, Philo finds her sister, Gloria.
(a) Gaiac.
(b) Guedo.
(c) Gabaille.
(d) Gonaives.

Short Answer Questions

1. He comes to town alone, speaking of having done 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. What does Philo not want to do?

4. What should Karen take?

5. This woman is a successful ____________ (market woman).

(see the answer key)

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