Things Fall Apart Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 11.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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.

2. Okonkwo ate his wive's meals, and his wives and children are their supper. What is the next thing his wives and children do?
(a) Sing and told folk stories
(b) The wives wash their hair and their children's hair
(c) Wash the children and get them ready for bed
(d) Review the events of the day

3. Why doesn't Okonkwo have any patience with his father?
(a) Unoka is lazy, a debtor, and a failure.
(b) Unkona spoils his wife and children, providing them with too much food and money.
(c) Unkona is overly ambitious and driven to earn the highest titles in the land.
(d) Unkona is a great warrior who is always away at war.

4. While talking with Okoye about the war, Unkona changes the subject to which topic?
(a) Ancestral feasts
(b) Heavy rains
(c) Farming
(d) Music

5. What is the name all children of the clan except Ezinma call their mothers?
(a) Nne
(b) Efulefu
(c) Jifida
(d) Obi

Short Answer Questions

1. As Ekwefi and Okonkwo wait outside of Agbala's cave for Ezinma's return, what does Ekwefi think about?

2. Ekwefi awakes Okonkwo early in the morning pounding on his door. What is she anxious to tell him?

3. What ultimatum is dispatched to Mbaino as a consequence of the murder of the woman from Umuofia?

4. Why does Unkona's neighbor, Okoye, visit him?

5. Why does Unkona change the subject to music when he and Oybe are discussing the impending war with the village of Mbaino?

(see the answer key)

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