Things Fall Apart Novel! Trivia Quiz

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Things Fall Apart Novel! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot see the falconer Things fall apart, the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the land Based on the excerpt from WB Yeats' poem, what 2 themes can you expect to find in the novel
    • A. 

      Love and family relationship

    • B. 

      Confusion and anarchy

    • C. 

      Friendship and strength

  • 2. 
    Why is Okonkwo afraid to resemble his father in any way?
    • A. 

      His father is an ugly man

    • B. 

      His fatherĀ  represents failure

    • C. 

      His father is ashamed of him

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      "When he walked his heel never touched the ground and he seems to walk on springs, as if he was going to pounce on somebody"

    • B. 

      "He had no patience with unsuccessful men"

    • C. 

      "He had a slight stammer and when he was angry and could not get his words out quickly enough, he would use his fist."

  • 4. 
    What does the communal meeting in Chapter 2 suggests about the Igbo culture?
    • A. 

      They were a talkative set of people

    • B. 

      The society was very powerful

    • C. 

      Decisions were made based on communal responses

  • 5. 
    What is the significance of the killing of the daughter of Umuofia by the men of Mbaino?
    • A. 

      It shows how vicious the society is

    • B. 

      It introduces Ikemefuna into the plot

    • C. 

      It shows the might of Okonkwo

  • 6. 
    What is the importance of the Oracle of the Hills to the Igbo society?
    • A. 

      It is where the gods live

    • B. 

      It is consulted by the people for advice

    • C. 

      It is where the ancestors are buried

  • 7. 
    Why is The Week of Peace sacred to the Igbo people?
    • A. 

      It is a time of celebration to the gods after a war

    • B. 

      It is the time of reflection to the people after a good year

    • C. 

      It is a sacrifice to the earth goddess for prosperity

  • 8. 
    What is the significance of the kola to the society?
    • A. 

      It is a good nut to eat

    • B. 

      It represents power

    • C. 

      It is a symbol of life and prosperity

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      He boasted of his greatness

    • B. 

      He achieved greatness in such a short time

    • C. 

      He had no patience with unsuccessful men.

  • 10. 
    Setting can be time period or geographical. Which of the following is an example of a time period?
    • A. 

      Week of Peace

    • B. 

      The Oracle of the Hills

    • C. 

      Mbaino

  • 11. 
    What are the importance of the Week of Peace and the Festivals of Yams to the Igbo society?
    • A. 

      It is a time of resting and reflecting

    • B. 

      Both are used to celebrate the start of a New Year

    • C. 

      Both are celebrations to the earth goddess Ani to ask for prosperity for the new year

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Those who died during the Week of Peace were not buried but thrown in the Evil Forest

    • B. 

      There must be immediate appeasing to Ani if the Week of Peace is broken

    • C. 

      Sacrifices are made to Ani everyday during the Festivals of Yams

  • 13. 
    Simile: Why was Okonkwo described to be "as slippery as fish" while he was wrestling the Cat?
    • A. 

      It was difficult for the Cat to pin him down

    • B. 

      He ran away from the Cat

    • C. 

      He was slimmer than the Cat

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      That both men dealt with situations in the same way

    • B. 

      That both men were musicians but Okoye was successful

    • C. 

      That both men had been through the same experiences

  • 15. 
    What three things do elders in the Igbo society represent?
    • A. 

      Sickness, death and fear

    • B. 

      Wisdom, courage and patience

    • C. 

      Wisdom, experience and culture