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. In this chapter we learn about Alourdes' Grandmother, ______________.
(a) Marie Noelsine.
(b) Marie Antoinette.
(c) Marie Noelle.
(d) Marie Louise.

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

3. What does this spirit love?
(a) Fine clothes and jewelry and French perfume.
(b) Children.
(c) All men.
(d) Teaching others.

4. How do they know this illness is a sure sign of illness caused by the spirits?
(a) It is a rare illness.
(b) It has come upon her suddenly.
(c) It continues to get worse with medical care.
(d) It is something the doctors are unable to properly diagnose or cure.

5. The relationship between Sina and Alphonse Macena does not last long. Why?
(a) He does not carry his weight in the household.
(b) He dies.
(c) She tires of him.
(d) He is abusive.

Short Answer Questions

1. All morning Mauvant is muttering that he is ________________ but no one pays him much attention.

2. In this chapter we learn that Vodou rituals are always opened with what?

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 spirits will do what if should she neglect them?

5. What did Maggie explain to Karen?

(see the answer key)

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