Things Fall Apart Quiz 1

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Things Fall Apart Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Why was Okonkwo famous? 
    • A. 

      He could throw a spear farther than anyone else.

    • B. 

      He had the most wives and the most children. This was a sign of prosperity.

    • C. 

      He was a well-known, successful wrestler when he was young. As an adult, he was a wealthy farmer and strong warrior.

    • D. 

      He was the only man in the village who had traveled more than one hundred miles away.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following does not describe Unoka? 
    • A. 

      He was the best drummer in the clan.

    • B. 

      He was Okonkwo’s father.

    • C. 

      He was lazy and improvident.

    • D. 

      He constantly borrowed money that he did not repay.

  • 3. 
    The men in Okonkwo’s village had murdered a woman from a neighboring village, and her kinsmen wanted revenge.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the setting of the beginning of the story?
    • A. 

      Idemili

    • B. 

      Amalinze

    • C. 

      Okoye

    • D. 

      Umuofia

  • 5. 
    What influenced the decisions made in Umuofia?
    • A. 

      The Oracle

    • B. 

      The harmattan

    • C. 

      The Ibo

    • D. 

      The ogene

  • 6. 
    Okonkwo's greatest fear was that he would look like his father. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What upset Okonkwo most about his son, Nwoye?
    • A. 

      Nwoye looked like Okonkwo’s father.

    • B. 

      Nwoye was short, and Okonkwo wanted him to be tall.

    • C. 

      Nwoye was lazy, not ambitious.

    • D. 

      Nwoye was very belligerent.

  • 8. 
    What did Okonkwo bring home from his trip to Mbaino?
    • A. 

      He brought home a new strain of yam seeds.

    • B. 

      . He brought home a boy from the village. His name was Ikemefuna.

    • C. 

      . He brought home a new wife.

    • D. 

      He brought home a disease that rapidly spread through the village.

  • 9. 
    What unheard of thing did Okonkwo do during the Week of Peace?
    • A. 

      He beat his second wife

    • B. 

      He killed a goat and ate the meat

    • C. 

      He drank wine

    • D. 

      He got into a fight with one of the neighbors

  • 10. 
    What food stood for manliness and was a sign of prosperity?
    • A. 

      Potatoes

    • B. 

      Yams

    • C. 

      Coconuts

    • D. 

      Plantains

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