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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the white missionary that makes friends with great men of the clan and is presented with a carved elephant tusk?
(a) Mr. Penn
(b) Mr. Kiaga
(c) Mr. Brown
(d) Mr. Smith
2. How are the six leaders of Umuofia treated while in captivity?
(a) They are treated with kindness and respect.
(b) They are whipped every day.
(c) Their heads are shaved. They are given nothing to eat or drink for three days, and are not allowed to go out and relieve themselves.
(d) They are given anything they asked for.
3. Why do the men of Umuofia meet in the marketplace after the village crier beats the message on the ogene?
(a) They decide to negotiate with the District Commissioner.
(b) They decide to collect the fine immediately to release their six leaders.
(c) They decide to offer half of the required fine to release the six leaders.
(d) They decide against collecting any cowries to release the six leaders.
4. Every man learns the language of the ekwe. How does the wooden instrument let the people know exactly who has died?
(a) It only announces the name of the village.
(b) It announces the name of the man over and over again.
(c) First it announces the name of the clan, then it names the village, and finally it names the man.
(d) It spells out the letters in the name.
5. What does Uchendu, the younger brother of Okonkwo's mother, give to Okonkwo after he comes looking for refuge?
(a) A plot of ground, and two or three pieces of land
(b) A gun to protect him and his family during their exile
(c) Advice on living in the forest
(d) A basket of yams and palm-wine for his travels
6. What does Okonkwo serve at the feast for all the umunna, the descendants of Okolo?
(a) Fish from the stream, and roasted locusts
(b) Yams wrapped in palm leaves and roasted with palm oil
(c) Roasted locusts and small wild birds
(d) Three goats, fowls, foo-foo, yam pottage, egusi soup, bitter-leaf soup, palm-wine and kola nuts
7. What event occurs that convinces the clan that the gods can fight their own battles?
(a) All the food at the church becmes infested with maggots.
(b) Mr. Kiaga becomes ill and is not able to get up for over a week.
(c) All of the converts come down with a painful rash.
(d) Okoli, the convert who is thought to have killed the Sacred Python, dies from illness.
8. What does Okika suggest they do that their fathers had never done before?
(a) Fight against their own brothers who have taken the side of the white man.
(b) Give up their own religious beliefs and accept Christianity.
(c) Allow their children to attend the white man's school.
(d) Accept their fate, taking on the white man's ways.
9. Why does Obierika tell Okonkwo that it is too late to fight the white man and drive him from the land?
(a) The white men are more courageous than the men of Umuofia.
(b) The white men have powerful spirits who protected them.
(c) There are too many white men.
(d) Because their own men and sons have joined the white man's religion and government.
10. What is the name of the man that the ekwe announces to Umuofia?
11. What does Okonkwo do when the court messengers come to the meeting, telling the clan to stop?
(a) He turns and asks the clan to stop the meeting.
(b) He beheads one of the messengers with his machete.
(c) He leaves the meeting, afraid of being arrested again.
(d) He tries to convince the messengers to join the meeting peacefully.
12. What question does Njide, the eldest sister of Uchendu, ask of her brother's bride during the isa-ife?
(a) How many men have you lain with since my brother first expressed the desire to marry you?
(b) Do you plan on being faithful and obedient to my brother?
(c) How many children do you plan to bear in my brother's name?
(d) How do you plan to keep a tranquil household for my brother?
13. What does the District Commissioner do three days after the destruction of the church?
(a) He forgives the six leaders of Umuofia and tells them to go on their way.
(b) He exiles the six leaders of Umuofia.
(c) He speaks to Mr. Smith and calls a meeting with the six leaders of Umuofia.
(d) He has the six leaders of Umuofia killed.
14. 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) They are wonderful, loving gods, but are not the one true God.
(c) They are mythical, friendly gods but are not real.
(d) The gods are true and should be sacrificed to for abundant crops.
15. What do the people of Mbanta expect to happen to the missionaries when they start building their church?
(a) They expect all the missionaries to die within four days.
(b) They expect all the missionaries to get sick.
(c) They think many of the clan will convert to the new religion.
(d) They expect all the people of Mbanta to help build the church.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the oldest member of the clan say is the reason for gathering for Okonkwo's feast?
2. What is Nwoye's name changed to after he joins the Christians?
3. What does Obierika bring for Okonkwo two years after Okonkwo had been exiled?
4. What is the name of the first woman to join the Christian missionaries?
5. What happens to the six leaders of Umuofia once the fine is paid to the District Commissioner?
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