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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How are the children of the village prepared for the Feast of the New Yam?
(a) Their entire bodies are painted with cam wood and no clothing is worn to the festival.
(b) Their bodies are rubbed with palm oil, and their hair is decorated with kola nut shells.
(c) Their heads are shaved in beautiful patterns.
(d) They are washed in the riverbed three times the day before the festival, and then dressed in simple robes.
2. What is Okonkwo's punishment for committing a "nso-ani" during the Week of Peace?
(a) Bring a she-goat, one hen, a length of cloth, and a hundred cowries to the shrine of Ani.
(b) Go to the shrine of Ani, fast for three days, and beg forgiveness for breaking the sacred peace.
(c) Go to the shrine of Ani and confess his disrespectful behavior to the gods of the clan, remaining on his knees throughout a day and night.
(d) Bring a bamboo basket of yams, a flask of palm-wine and a hen to the shrine of Ani.
3. What does Okonkwo bring with him to share with the wealthy Nwakibie and his family before asking for yam seeds and share cropping privileges?
(a) Goat's milk and eggs.
(b) Campfire wood, and a pot of soup.
(c) Palm-wine, a cock, kola nut, and alligator pepper.
(d) A bamboo basket and a goatflask.
4. Ezinma tells her mother, Ekwefi, that her upper eyelid is twitching. What does Ekwefi tell Ezinma the significance of the twitch is?
(a) It means Ezinma will have many children.
(b) It means the rains will come early this year.
(c) It means Ezinma will see something.
(d) It means Ezinma is going to cry.
5. Why do men and women look forward to the Feast of the New Yam?
(a) The men and women cook and feed each other the yams from the previous harvest so that no food will be wasted.
(b) It is a festival of dancing around the new yams of the season and eating the rest of the old yams for the previous year.
(c) It is a feast of yam stew made from all the leftover yams of the past harvest, which is divided among all the people.
(d) It is the beginning of the season of plenty--the new year. It begins with huge quantities of fresh yams, yam foo foo and vegetable soup.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Nwakibie trust Okonkwo to farm his yam seeds?
2. What is the name of the boy who wins the wrestling match in the fifteen- to sixteen-year-old age group with a lightning fast move that was never seen before?
3. How is the weather during the first growing season that Okonkwo starts share-cropping for Nwakibie?
4. Who is the first man Okonkwo works for as a share-cropper ?
5. Where does the powerful Oracle of the Hills, Agbala, live?
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