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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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.
2. Why is Okonkwo's twelve-year-old son, Nwoye, causing him great anxiety?
(a) Nwoye complains about having to work in the fields from dawn to dusk.
(b) Nwoye is a wild, unruly boy.
(c) Okonkwo is jealous of his son's growing strength.
(d) Okonkwo believes his son to be lazy.
3. Okonkwo is very prosperous, owning a large compound with many huts, and an abundance of food. Ikemefuna is given to Okonkwo to live with him until the clan decides Ikemefuna's fate. How does Ikemefuna react to living with Okonkwo?
(a) He is pleased to be living with such a powerful, wealthy man.
(b) He is afraid and does not understand the circumstances.
(c) He hopes to learn how to become a great farmer and warrior from Okonkwo.
(d) He is thankful that he will never be hungry living with Okonkwo, his three wives, and eight children.
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 see something.
(b) It means Ezinma will have many children.
(c) It means the rains will come early this year.
(d) It means Ezinma is going to cry.
5. How does Okonkwo act for two days after Ikemefuna's death?
(a) He goes into the hills and offers a sacrifice to the gods, asking their forgiveness for taking part in Ikemfuna's death.
(b) He acts as if nothing has happened and continues his daily routines.
(c) He works day and night to keep his mind occupied.
(d) He does not eat for two days, he drinks palm-wine from morning until night, he does not sleep, and he can't stop thinking about Ikemefuna.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the first man Okonkwo works for as a share-cropper ?
2. What hopes does Okonkwo have for his son, Nwoye's , future?
3. Ezinma offers to bring Okonkwo's chair to the wrestling match for him. Why did he refuse his daughter's offer?
4. What is the only way a young man can build a barn of his own if his father has no yams?
5. Who is Okonkwo's father?
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