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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the name of the first woman to join the Christian missionaries?
(a) Nwoye's mother
2. What does the angry band of egwugwu do to Enoch's compound and the Christian church as revenge for unmasking one of the ancestral spirits?
(a) They rub red clay and palm oil all over the buildings.
(b) They murder all Enoch's family and the Christians in the church.
(c) They leave the buildings alone and try to find Enoch.
(d) They burn them to the ground.
3. What does Okonkwo mourn when he returns to his clan?
(a) The clan is too aggressive and angry.
(b) The clan is malnourished and weak.
(c) The clan is breaking up and falling apart.
(d) The clan is poor.
4. Why does Uchendu say, "Never kill a man who says nothing" when Obierika tells them about the white man the Abame killed?
(a) He may not be able to speak your language.
(b) The white man did not said anything to the Abame and according to Uchendu, silence is ominous.
(c) Because he did not defended himself and may be innocent.
(d) He may hold secrets you need to learn.
5. Why do the men of Umuofia meet in the marketplace after the village crier beats the message on the ogene?
(a) They decide to offer half of the required fine to release the six leaders.
(b) They decide to negotiate with the District Commissioner.
(c) They decide against collecting any cowries to release the six leaders.
(d) They decide to collect the fine immediately to release their six leaders.
6. What does Okonkwo vow to do after being released from the white man's prison?
(a) He vows to move away from Umuofia.
(b) He vows to convert to Christianity.
(c) He swears vengeance.
(d) He vows never to be a source of trouble again.
7. Why does Obierika go to visit Okonkwo a second time, two years after the first?
(a) To find out why Okonkwo's son, Nwoye, joined the white missionaries.
(b) To find out if all is well with Okonkwo and his family.
(c) He misses his good friend, Okonkwo, and thinks he should tell him that missionaries had come.
(d) To bring more cowries and some yam seeds to his friend, Okonkwo
8. What happens in Umuofia the next time Obierika comes to visit Okonkwo, two years later?
(a) The white men wipe out another clan of Umuofia.
(b) More white men come, and the clan kills them.
(c) The entire village coverts to the white man's religion.
(d) The missionaries come, building a church and send evangalists to other towns and villages.
9. What does Uchendu, the younger brother of Okonkwo's mother, give to Okonkwo after he comes looking for refuge?
(a) A gun to protect him and his family during their exile
(b) Advice on living in the forest
(c) A plot of ground, and two or three pieces of land
(d) A basket of yams and palm-wine for his travels
10. Why do the people say "Mother is Supreme" when the man is the head of the family and his wives and children are obedient to him?
(a) They believe in the very first mother of all men, giving life to all the men who came after.
(b) They are referring to the mother of all gods, guiding them to rule the world.
(c) They are referring to Mother Earth and how she is fertile for the yams.
(d) When a man is sorrowful and bitter, he seeks refuge in his motherland because his mother is there to protect him. It is where she is buried.
11. Why can Ezeudu, the oldest man in his village, only be buried at night?
(a) It is believed being buried at night will bring the dead man closer to his ancestors.
(b) The oldest man of the village is always buried after dark.
(c) The spirits announce that he has to be buried at night.
(d) He is a noble warrior with three titles to his name. A man who took titles can only be buried after dark.
12. What happens to the six leaders of Umuofia during their meeting with the District Commissioner?
(a) The Commissioner and leaders agree to peace.
(b) They share a feast with the District Commissioner.
(c) They are put in handcuffs, and led to the guardroom.
(d) They are treated with kindness and respect.
13. Where does Okonkwo bring his family after being banished from his village?
(a) To an enemy village asking to be accepted
(b) To wander the forests and live off the land
(c) To his mother's kinsmen in Mbanta
(d) To live in a cave in the hills
14. What does Mr. Smith tell the people about ogbanje, the evil children who are born over and over again to plague their mothers?
(a) That the stories are spread by the Devil to lead men astray.
(b) That the stories resemble the Christian beliefs.
(c) That the stories are most likely true.
(d) That the stories are okay to believe in.
15. Why do the elders fear for the young people of the village?
(a) They do not understand the bond of kinship.
(b) They follow the old ways instead of the new religion.
(c) They are poor farmers.
(d) They are unwilling to hunt.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the nickname of kotma, the court messengers who guard the prison which holds people who break the white man's law?
2. How does Mr. Brown encourage the people to attend school?
3. What happens to the Christian women who go to the stream for water to wash the church with?
4. What is the tragedy that takes place during the final burial rites for Ezeudu while the cannon is shot and guns fired?
5. What is an osu?
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