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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to the Christian women who go to the stream for water to wash the church with?
(a) They are captured and brought to the Oracle of the Hills and the Caves.
(b) They are chased away from the stream and whipped.
(c) They are allowed to get water, but can not speak to anyone.
(d) They are given water but are told it is the last time.

2. 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.

3. What is Nwoye's name changed to after he joins the Christians?
(a) Isaac
(b) James
(c) Thomas
(d) Luke

4. What does Enoch do that is one of the greatest crimes a man can commit during the annual ceremony?
(a) He unmasks an egwugwu in public, killing an ancestral spirit.
(b) He beats the wife of another man.
(c) He defies his chi.
(d) He becomes an efulefu.

5. What is the first thing Mr. Kiaga orders the outcasts to do if they want to remain in the new religion?
(a) Return to their special area of the village and never return
(b) Go to the village and proclaim their faith
(c) Shave off their long tangled hair
(d) Kneel before the cross and pray to be accepted

6. 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) The spirits announce that he has to be buried at night.
(c) He is a noble warrior with three titles to his name. A man who took titles can only be buried after dark.
(d) It is believed being buried at night will bring the dead man closer to his ancestors.

7. What does Okonkwo serve at the feast for all the umunna, the descendants of Okolo?
(a) Three goats, fowls, foo-foo, yam pottage, egusi soup, bitter-leaf soup, palm-wine and kola nuts
(b) Roasted locusts and small wild birds
(c) Fish from the stream, and roasted locusts
(d) Yams wrapped in palm leaves and roasted with palm oil

8. What does Okika suggest they do that their fathers had never done before?
(a) Allow their children to attend the white man's school.
(b) Give up their own religious beliefs and accept Christianity.
(c) Accept their fate, taking on the white man's ways.
(d) Fight against their own brothers who have taken the side of the white man.

9. What punishment does the District Commissioner give the six leaders of Umuofia?
(a) Destruction of the leader's compounds
(b) Collect two hundred bags of cowries from the people as a fine
(c) Beheading in the public market
(d) Give all the yams in their barns to the commissioner

10. 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) First it announces the name of the clan, then it names the village, and finally it names the man.
(c) It announces the name of the man over and over again.
(d) It spells out the letters in the name.

11. What does the ekwe, a hollowed out wooden instrument and the blast of the cannon signify to the nine villages of Umuofia?
(a) The beginning of war
(b) The death of a man
(c) The beginning of a festival
(d) The birth of a child

12. Who touches off the conflict between church and clan in Umuofia that has been building since Mr. Brown left?
(a) Mr. Smith
(b) Okonkwo
(c) Nwoye
(d) Enoch

13. When Aneto kills Oduche over a land dispute, what does the white man's government decide?
(a) To hang Aneto
(b) To imprison Aneto for life
(c) To exile Aneto and his family
(d) To whip Aneto

14. How does Mr. Brown encourage the people to attend school?
(a) With kola nuts and palm-wine
(b) With singlets and towels
(c) With a she-goat and hen
(d) With singlets and towels

15. What is the tragedy that takes place during the final burial rites for Ezeudu while the cannon is shot and guns fired?
(a) Another elder of the clan dies in all the excitement.
(b) Ezeudu's sixteen-year-old son is shot in the arm.
(c) Ezeudu's wife stabs herself.
(d) Ezeudu's sixteen-year-old son is killed when Okonkwo's gun explodes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the District Commissioner do three days after the destruction of the church?

2. Who is called the Crystal of Beauty in Mbanta, growing into a healthy, buoyant young woman?

3. Why does Obierika tell Okonkwo that it is too late to fight the white man and drive him from the land?

4. How is Okonkwo going to thank his mother's people for helping him during his seven years in exile?

5. Who is the white missionary that makes friends with great men of the clan and is presented with a carved elephant tusk?

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