The Namesake Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Ashima do upon first meeting Ashoke when he visited her family home in India?
(a) She asked him about his travels, especially about America.
(b) She impulsively stepped into the strange American shoes at the door.
(c) She changed into her most beautiful sari before meeting him.
(d) She said she didn't want to meet anyone from America.

2. What does the judge ask Gogol when he goes to court to change his name?
(a) Whether his family agrees.
(b) Whether he is a felon hiding from the law.
(c) What problems his name has caused him.
(d) What is the reason for wishing to change his name.

3. What is Ashima's second pregnancy like?
(a) She is sick but doesn't let that slow her down.
(b) She has no problems such as when she had Gogol.
(c) She is in serious danger of having a miscarriage.
(d) She is constantly sick and smells bother her a lot.

4. What kind of name does Ashoke consider Gogol to be when he chooses it for his son?
(a) A name his child should be proud to carry.
(b) A name that will look good on an American letterhead.
(c) A pet name.
(d) He's too confused to think about names and chooses the first one that comes to mind.

5. What makes Ashima's first outing with Gogol take longer than expected?
(a) Friendly Americans interested in her baby.
(b) The pram is old and she's afraid it will break down.
(c) Gogol cries and she must stop to calm him down.
(d) She is still tired and can't walk as quickly as expected.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Ashima feel about their move to the suburbs?

2. How do the Ganguli children help their mother after their father's death?

3. How many invited Indian immigrants come to Gogol's second birthday party?

4. How does Gogol feel when he and Moushumi return from Paris to America and attend parties?

5. How does Ashoke's career advance in Chapter 3?

(see the answer key)

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