Rushdie, Kureishi, Achebe, Aidoo, Selvon

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Rushdie, Kureishi, Achebe, Aidoo, Selvon

You have exactly 30 minutes to do this quiz. All answers consist of one word, and articles may be disregarded.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the opposite of belief?
  • 2. 
    What “ignorant” city resists the ascent of Mahound’s revolution of water-carriers, immigrants and slaves?
  • 3. 
    What “knowing” city resists the descent of Gibreel and Saladin down to earth?
  • 4. 
    Which Persian-born writer in Jahiliya is the Indian-born British writer’s double—perhaps, son frère, son semamble, though not so much the hypocrite lecteur?
  • 5. 
    What does Karim call the man who may have “conceived [him] … to the wailing Christian curses from the mouth of a renegade Muslim masquerading as a Buddhist?”
  • 6. 
    Who is almost an Englishman though born and bred in the heart of British contemporary life?
  • 7. 
    Whose role is Karim expected to “naturally” perform?
  • 8. 
    Who is Moses Aloetta expected to see having just got off from the “boat-train”?
  • 9. 
    What treasure does Jonathan exhume upon his return to his unfamiliar home?
  • 10. 
    Where do men in M’ma Asana’s family disappear?
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