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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 11.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Okonkwo worry about his son, Nwoye?
(a) He thinks his son will not become a musician like he wants him to.
(b) He thinks his son is too boastful, which may turn others against him.
(c) He thinks his son is too aggressive, which might lead him into danger.
(d) Okonkwo thinks his son is too much like his mother and weak like his grandfather.
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) Review the events of the day
(c) The wives wash their hair and their children's hair
(d) Wash the children and get them ready for bed
3. What is the only way a young man can build a barn of his own if his father has no yams?
(a) Planting coco-yams.
(b) Going to his mother and his father's wives for help.
(c) Saving his money to buy seeds.
4. Ekwefi awakes Okonkwo early in the morning pounding on his door. What is she anxious to tell him?
(a) Nwoye's mother is sick and calling for him.
(b) Their daughter, Ezinma is sick and dying.
(c) The yam fields are on fire.
(d) All the men of the village are to meet in the marketplace immediately.
5. What is the one passion that rules Okonkwo's life?
(a) To hate everything his father loved.
(b) To be affluent in money, wives, and children.
(c) To obtain more wealth than anyone else in Umuofia.
(d) To make sure his barn was always filled with yams.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does eighteen-year-old, Okonkwo, bring honor to his village?
2. How does Nwoye's mother treat Ikemenfuna?
3. What are the women's duties after the yams are planted?
4. Obiageli, Nwoye's sister, comes home crying because her water pot is broken. How did her waterpot break?
5. The Ibo people consider conversation to be very important. What form of conversation do they regard the most highly?
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