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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Unkona change the subject to music when he and Oybe are discussing the impending war with the village of Mbaino?
(a) Unkona is a coward and can't stand the sight of blood.
(b) Unkona knows he would have to leave his family to fight in the war.
(c) Unkona wants to stay home to take care of his yam harvest.
(d) Unkona is afraid to think about people of his village being hurt.
2. Why is Okonkwo considered one of the greatest men of his time?
(a) He is the greatest flute player in the village.
(b) He has patience for all men, even unsuccessful ones.
(c) He is a sympathetic, loving father and husband.
(d) He is a wealthy farmer, the greatest wrestler, has a barn full of yams, and has three wives.
3. Why does Okonkwo insult Osugo at a meeting by calling him a woman?
(a) Osugo is complaining and whining.
(b) Osugo is making womanly hand gestures during the meeting.
(c) Osugo is talking in a feminine voice.
(d) Okonkwo calls Osugo a woman because Osugo has no titles and contradicted what Okonkwo had been saying.
4. How does Okonkwo react to the disastrous growing season that destroy all his yams and the yams of his people?
(a) He feels he can survive anything, since he has survived this disastrous year.
(b) He cries and sinks into despair.
(c) His heart is broken from the loss of his crop, leaving him depressed and suicidal.
(d) He gives up being a farmer, and begins looking for a new trade.
5. Why do the people of Umuofia observe the Week of Peace?
(a) It is a time to set aside differences with families and neighbors, forgiving them for past offenses.
(b) Their forefather's ordained that before they planted any crops, they have to observe a week where it is forbidden to say a harsh word to a neighbor. This honors the god of the earth, so that the crops will grow.
(c) It is a time for families to develop bonds of love and understanding, making their relationships strong.
(d) It is a week of happy celebration, dancing, and feasting with everyone in the village. It creates a peaceful, cooperative atmosphere that is supposed to last throughout the year.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the things that Okonkwo fears most?
2. How long is Ikemenfuna in Okonkwo's care?
3. How is the weather during the first growing season that Okonkwo starts share-cropping for Nwakibie?
4. Who is Okonkwo's father?
5. What is Okonkwo's punishment for committing a "nso-ani" during the Week of Peace?
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