Things Fall Apart Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Nwoye's mother treat Ikemenfuna?
(a) She ignores him, resenting that he is someone else's child.
(b) She makes him work like a slave.
(c) She is very kind to him and treats him like one of her own children.
(d) She mistreats him, letting him go for days with nothing to eat.

2. Ekwefi awakes Okonkwo early in the morning pounding on his door. What is she anxious to tell him?
(a) Their daughter, Ezinma is sick and dying.
(b) All the men of the village are to meet in the marketplace immediately.
(c) The yam fields are on fire.
(d) Nwoye's mother is sick and calling for him.

3. What is the agreed upon bride-price for Akueke?
(a) Five bags of cowries and one hundred yam seeds
(b) A she-goat, a hen, and ten cowries
(c) Twenty bags of cowries
(d) Ten woven baskets of yams

4. Okonkwo does not fear war. In the last war he fought, he brought home a souvenir which he drank palm-wine out of. What is this souvenir?
(a) A woven, bamboo basket.
(b) A colorful, clay pot.
(c) A human head.
(d) A goatskin flask.

5. 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 the rains will come early this year.
(c) It means Ezinma will have many children.
(d) It means Ezinma is going to cry.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens in Umuofia the next time Obierika comes to visit Okonkwo, two years later?

2. How many men are in each of the two teams of wrestlers who face each other in the wrestling ring?

3. One night, the storytelling of Okonkwo 's wives and children stops because the priestess, Chielo is shouting in a high-pitched voice. What does she tell Okonkwo?

4. How many pots of wine do Obierika's in-laws brink to his home for the uri?

5. What are the crops that are considered women's crops by the people of Umuofia?

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