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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the only way a young man can build a barn of his own if his father has no yams?
(a) Saving his money to buy seeds.
(b) Planting coco-yams.
(d) Going to his mother and his father's wives for help.
2. What are the traditional events when night falls and it is time to end Obierika's daughter's uri?
(a) The leftover wine is divided into flasks for the guests to take home.
(b) The women gather all the pots, filling them with leftover food and give each guest a pot to take home.
(c) The elders sit in a circle while singers sing each man's praise. Then the guest's rise to go and the bride is to leave with them for seven weeks.
(d) The singers sing a song of praise to Obierika for such a wonderful celebration.
3. What is the final ceremony, Amikwu, Uchendu's youngest son, has to perform before getting married?
(a) Uri--the ceremony of wine bringing
(b) Kwenu--shouts of approval
(c) Umuada--the gathering of daughters
(d) Isa-ife--the ceremony of confession
4. How does Okonkwo react to the disastrous growing season that destroy all his yams and the yams of his people?
(a) His heart is broken from the loss of his crop, leaving him depressed and suicidal.
(b) He feels he can survive anything, since he has survived this disastrous year.
(c) He gives up being a farmer, and begins looking for a new trade.
(d) He cries and sinks into despair.
5. Why does Nwakibie trust Okonkwo to farm his yam seeds?
(a) He asks other people of the village if Okonkwo can be trusted.
(b) He always believs big, strong men are trustworthy.
(c) He can tell by looking at Okonkwo that he is a hard worker, unlike many young men of the village.
(d) He figures he can charge Okonkwo for the seeds with interest if the crop failed.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Okonkwo bring back from the bush while Ezinma lays sick in Ekwefi's hut?
2. Which of the spectators of the wrestling match are allowed to sit around the huge circle of the wrestling ring?
3. Nine out of ten of Ekwefi's children die in infancy. After the second death, Okonkwo goes to the medicine man to find out why this is happening. What explanation does the diviner give?
4. Why do all the women abandon preparing the food for the uri and rush off to the Obierika's crop field?
5. Where does Obierika send one of his relatives to get a fat goat to give to his in-laws during the uri?
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