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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What news does Obierika bring to Okonkwo and Uchendu about the Abame clan?
(a) The clan has been wiped out by white men who surrounded the market and shot everyone.
(b) The clan offered the white men yam seeds, so they could build their own farms.
(c) The clan befriended the white men who arrived and now were affluent.
(d) The clan gave five of their daughters to the white men who came to the village.
2. What happens to the six leaders of Umuofia during their meeting with the District Commissioner?
(a) They are put in handcuffs, and led to the guardroom.
(b) They share a feast with the District Commissioner.
(c) The Commissioner and leaders agree to peace.
(d) They are treated with kindness and respect.
3. 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 are referring to Mother Earth and how she is fertile for the yams.
(b) They are referring to the mother of all gods, guiding them to rule the world.
(c) 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.
(d) They believe in the very first mother of all men, giving life to all the men who came after.
4. What is the name of the god that the people of Umuofia believe is the creator of the all the world and the other gods?
5. What do the rulers and elders of Mbanta decide to do about the Christians after one of the converts kills the Sacred Python?
(a) Drive the Christians out of the village
(b) Develop a plan to kill all the Christians
(c) Bring the head of Mr. Kiaga back to the village marketplace
(d) Ostracize the Christians
6. Why do the elders fear for the young people of the village?
(a) They are poor farmers.
(b) They do not understand the bond of kinship.
(c) They follow the old ways instead of the new religion.
(d) They are unwilling to hunt.
7. What question does Njide, the eldest sister of Uchendu, ask of her brother's bride during the isa-ife?
(a) How do you plan to keep a tranquil household for my brother?
(b) How many men have you lain with since my brother first expressed the desire to marry you?
(c) How many children do you plan to bear in my brother's name?
(d) Do you plan on being faithful and obedient to my brother?
8. 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 hold secrets you need to learn.
(b) Because he did not defended himself and may be innocent.
(c) The white man did not said anything to the Abame and according to Uchendu, silence is ominous.
(d) He may not be able to speak your language.
9. 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) Shave off their long tangled hair
(c) Go to the village and proclaim their faith
(d) Return to their special area of the village and never return
10. 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 murder all Enoch's family and the Christians in the church.
(b) They burn them to the ground.
(c) They rub red clay and palm oil all over the buildings.
(d) They leave the buildings alone and try to find Enoch.
11. What happens in Umuofia the next time Obierika comes to visit Okonkwo, two years later?
(a) The missionaries come, building a church and send evangalists to other towns and villages.
(b) More white men come, and the clan kills them.
(c) The white men wipe out another clan of Umuofia.
(d) The entire village coverts to the white man's religion.
12. Why can Ezeudu, the oldest man in his village, only be buried at night?
(a) The oldest man of the village is always buried after dark.
(b) It is believed being buried at night will bring the dead man closer to his ancestors.
(c) He is a noble warrior with three titles to his name. A man who took titles can only be buried after dark.
(d) The spirits announce that he has to be buried at night.
13. What do the missionaries tell the Mbanta people about their gods?
(a) They are gods of deceit who tell you to kill your fellows and destroy innocent children.
(b) The gods are true and should be sacrificed to for abundant crops.
(c) They are mythical, friendly gods but are not real.
(d) They are wonderful, loving gods, but are not the one true God.
14. What does Okonkwo feel the greatest obstacle to going to war against the white man is?
(a) The clan is not prepared for war
(b) The cowardice of Egonwanne
(c) The fear of the clan
(d) His own cowardice
15. What does Okonkwo vow to do after being released from the white man's prison?
(a) He vows to convert to Christianity.
(b) He swears vengeance.
(c) He vows never to be a source of trouble again.
(d) He vows to move away from Umuofia.
Short Answer Questions
1. What punishment does the District Commissioner give the six leaders of Umuofia?
2. What does the District Commissioner do three days after the destruction of the church?
3. What is the final ceremony, Amikwu, Uchendu's youngest son, has to perform before getting married?
4. What does Mr. Brown build in Umuofia?
5. What does Okonkwo serve at the feast for all the umunna, the descendants of Okolo?
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