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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the first man Okonkwo works for as a share-cropper ?
(d) Ogbuefi Udo
2. What are the crops that are considered women's crops by the people of Umuofia?
(a) Coco-yams, beans, cassava
(b) Palms, bitter-leaf, foo foo
(c) Gourds, bananas, oil bean
(d) Yams, kola nuts, greens
3. Why do men and women look forward to the Feast of the New Yam?
(a) 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.
(b) 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.
(c) The men and women cook and feed each other the yams from the previous harvest so that no food will be wasted.
(d) It is a feast of yam stew made from all the leftover yams of the past harvest, which is divided among all the people.
4. Obiageli, Nwoye's sister, comes home crying because her water pot is broken. How did her waterpot break?
(a) She overfilled the pot with water and was unable to carry the weight. The pot tipped and fell.
(b) She was pushed by Nwoye's younger brother and fell with her pot, spilling the water and smashing the pot.
(c) She tripped over a stone in the pathway, and fell with her water pot.
(d) She was showing off, swaying her waist and the pot fell.
5. How does Ezinma, the daughter of Okonkwo's second wife, bring fire to Nwoye's mother's hut?
(a) Ekwefi, Okonkwo's second wife, makes a torch of banana leaves and palm oil, and gives it to Ezinma to carry to Nwoye's mother.
(b) Ezinma carries a flaming stick across the compound to Nwoye's mother's hut.
(c) Ekwefi, Okonkwo's second wife, puts live coals into a piece of broken pot and Ezinma carries it to Nwoye's mother.
(d) Ekwefi, Okonkwo's second wife, gives Ezinma a clay pot with burning leaves inside to carry to Nwoye's mother's hut.
Short Answer Questions
1. When is the only time that Unkona is not haggard and mournful?
2. The Ibo people consider conversation to be very important. What form of conversation do they regard the most highly?
3. Which men fight in the final wrestling match of the day?
4. The first day of the new year is celebrated with feasting and fellowship. What takes place on the second day of the new year?
5. Why does Unkona's neighbor, Okoye, visit him?
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