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Things Fall Apart Quizzes & Trivia

Things Fall Apart is one of the seminal works of African literature, and a true classic of the twentieth century. In it Nigerian author Chinua Achebe looks at how the Igbo community's life changes under colonial rule in Africa. It's a hard hitting novel and a deeply moving one too. If this was your first exposure to African writing, and a book that you fell in love with, you should score highly in our Things Fall Apart quizzes.

In which decade was Things Fall Apart written? In which colonial decade does the novel begin? Where in Nigeria was the author Chinua Achebe born? What sport is Okonkwo a champion in? If you get these and more right, your score won't fall apart.
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The great Chinua Achebe created a masterpiece when he wrote the book things fall apart that centered on Okonkwo. In the book, we get to see the rise of our main protagonist into a member of the society that people respect. Have...

Questions: 37  |  Attempts: 2880   |  Last updated: May 12, 2020
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    What holy animal does Okonkwo's clan suspect the Christians have killed and eaten?



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    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

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 174   |  Last updated: Nov 24, 2017
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    The Cat, the greatest wrestler in the region, was unbeaten for seven years.

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...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 774   |  Last updated: Sep 23, 2019
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    Which of these items is not typically found in a greeting ceremony?



Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 537   |  Last updated: May 12, 2020
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    Choose the best synonym to replace the italicized word in the sentence. The events that happened that day were uncanny.
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