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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Ikemenfuna feel after three weeks of illness?
(a) He vows revenge on Okonkwo and his family.
(b) He cries every night after his illness for his mother and sisters.
(c) He gets better and is no longer afraid or sad to be in Okonkwo's home.
(d) He is still bitter and afraid.
2. 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 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.
(d) It is a time for families to develop bonds of love and understanding, making their relationships strong.
3. While talking with Okoye about the war, Unkona changes the subject to which topic?
(a) Ancestral feasts
(c) Heavy rains
4. Why does Unkona's neighbor, Okoye, visit him?
(a) To pray with Unkona for life, health, and protection from enemies.
(b) To collect a two-year-old debt of two hundred cowries.
(c) To talk about music.
(d) To share kola nuts with Unkona.
5. Why does Okonkwo beat his second wife, Ojiugo, during the sacred Week of Peace?
(a) She cooks a meal that Okonkwo does not like.
(b) She is caught with another man.
(c) She is at a friend's house and does not prepare Okonkwo's afternoon meal.
(d) She disagrees with what Okonkwo has to say.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the crops that are considered women's crops by the people of Umuofia?
2. Who is the powerful orator that informs the ten thousand men of the emergency facing the nine villages of Umuofia?
3. What is Okonkwo's punishment for committing a "nso-ani" during the Week of Peace?
4. How long is Ikemenfuna in Okonkwo's care?
5. Why do men and women look forward to the Feast of the New Yam?
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