Novel Quiz: Things Fall Apart

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Novel Quiz: Things Fall Apart

This is a novel quiz on Things Fall Apart book by the great Chinua Achebe. The book is a captivating story that is centered on Okonkwo, who was a yam farmer who never cared a lot about his son that the adopted son he got. See how much you know about the story by taking up this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these items is not typically found in a greeting ceremony?
    • A. 

      Kola Nut

    • B. 

      Alligator Peppers

    • C. 

      Cowries

    • D. 

      Chalk

  • 2. 
    What insect came to the village?
    • A. 

      Rotwielers

    • B. 

      Locusts

    • C. 

      Butterflies

    • D. 

      Grasshoppers

  • 3. 
    What disturbing news did Ogbuefi Ezeudo tell Okonkwo when he came to his hut?
    • A. 

      Umofia has decided to kill Ikemefuna.

    • B. 

      His father is dead.

    • C. 

      He was disqualified from his wrestling match.

    • D. 

      His mother was terribly sick.

  • 4. 
    What did Okonkwo wish of Ezinma, daughter of Ekwefi?
    • A. 

      She could shoot a gun.

    • B. 

      She was smarter.

    • C. 

      She was a boy.

    • D. 

      She was married.

  • 5. 
    What was unusual about the death of Ogbuefi Ndulue(oldest man in the village)?
    • A. 

      His wife died the same day as he did.

    • B. 

      His chi stayed alive and became evil.

    • C. 

      They could not afford his funeral.

    • D. 

      They could not find his body.

  • 6. 
    What is the evil spirit the gets inside a womb and has a cycle of death and birth?
    • A. 

      Chi

    • B. 

      Machete

    • C. 

      Agbala

    • D. 

      Ogbanje

  • 7. 
    Why did the men gether at Obierika's obi?
    • A. 

      Gamble

    • B. 

      To decided on a brideprice.

    • C. 

      Drink palm wine

    • D. 

      Kill Ezinma

  • 8. 
    Why did Okagbue (the medicine man) dig a hole?
    • A. 

      To bury Ikemefuna.

    • B. 

      To find his old notebook.

    • C. 

      To find Ezinma's iyi-uwa.

    • D. 

      To find gold.

  • 9. 
    What is a iyi-uwa?
    • A. 

      The priestess of Agbala.

    • B. 

      The marriage goddess.

  • 10. 
    What was the reason for the trial in Chapter 10?
    • A. 

      Ozowwu beat his wife.

    • B. 

      Okonkwo killed Ikemefuna.

    • C. 

      Nwoye had died

    • D. 

      Okonkwo was getting married.