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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 20.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Okonkwo's twelve-year-old son, Nwoye, causing him great anxiety?
(a) Okonkwo believes his son to be lazy.
(b) Nwoye is a wild, unruly boy.
(c) Nwoye complains about having to work in the fields from dawn to dusk.
(d) Okonkwo is jealous of his son's growing strength.
2. What is the first thing Mr. Kiaga orders the outcasts to do if they want to remain in the new religion?
(a) Kneel before the cross and pray to be accepted
(b) Return to their special area of the village and never return
(c) Shave off their long tangled hair
(d) Go to the village and proclaim their faith
3. Why does Obierika go to visit Okonkwo a second time, two years after the first?
(a) To find out if all is well with Okonkwo and his family.
(b) To bring more cowries and some yam seeds to his friend, Okonkwo
(c) To find out why Okonkwo's son, Nwoye, joined the white missionaries.
(d) He misses his good friend, Okonkwo, and thinks he should tell him that missionaries had come.
4. What are the crops that are considered women's crops by the people of Umuofia?
(a) Coco-yams, beans, cassava
(b) Palms, bitter-leaf, foo foo
(c) Yams, kola nuts, greens
(d) Gourds, bananas, oil bean
5. What is the custom in the village of Obodoani if a man dies during the Week of Peace?
(a) The man is burned to ashes, instead of buried.
(b) The man is buried outside the village.
(c) The man is not buried, but cast into the Evil Forest.
(d) The man is buried as deep as two graves.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Unkona change the subject to music when he and Oybe are discussing the impending war with the village of Mbaino?
2. How does Okonkwo react to the disastrous growing season that destroy all his yams and the yams of his people?
3. What is the significance of the beating of drums in the village playground, the ilo, where all the great ceremonies and dances of the village take place?
4. What is the only way a young man can build a barn of his own if his father has no yams?
5. What is the decision of the egwugwu after hearing the case for Mgbafo's family against Uzowulu?
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