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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do the women of the clan prepare for the Feast of the New Yam?
(a) They scrub the walls and huts with red earth, draw patterns on them in white, yellow and green, paint themselves with cam wood, and draw black patterns on their stomach and backs.
(b) They decorate robes with intricate patterns made of colored beans, plaite each others hair, color their faces with red clay, and make veils to cover their faces during the festival.
(c) They gather in the marketplace to share all their clothing, jewelry and sandals with one another. They wear each others belongings to prove to the goddess, Ani, that they are worthy people.
(d) They cleanse their bodies, wear a simple robe and sandles, and scrub their faces. They are to go to the festival free of all paint, jewelry, or ornamentation of any kind.
2. The Ibo people consider conversation to be very important. What form of conversation do they regard the most highly?
3. What are the crops that are considered women's crops by the people of Umuofia?
(a) Yams, kola nuts, greens
(b) Coco-yams, beans, cassava
(c) Gourds, bananas, oil bean
(d) Palms, bitter-leaf, foo foo
4. How many men are in each of the two teams of wrestlers who face each other in the wrestling ring?
(a) Six men on each side
(b) Five men on each side
(c) Nine men on each side
(d) Twelve men on each side
5. Who is the priestess of Agbala, the Oracle of the Hills and the Caves, in real life?
(a) Chielo, a widow with two children
(b) Anasi, Okonkwo's first wife
(c) Noywe's mother
(d) Ekwefi, the second wife of Okonkwo
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name all children of the clan except Ezinma call their mothers?
2. Why does Unkona's neighbor, Okoye, visit him?
3. Why is the big, ancient silk-cotton tree in the playground considered sacred?
4. How does Okonkwo act for two days after Ikemefuna's death?
5. What is the shameful death Unoka endures?
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