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The Namesake

The Namesake

by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Namesake? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who says, "I just don't see you with some Indian guy"?


Astrid
Dimitri
Graham
Some guy, trying to convince his girlfriend not to break up with him
Q. Who says, "It is like going home a few months after your Christmas"?


Ashoke
Ashima
Gogol
Google
Q. At her/his annaprasan, what character "plays with the dirt […] dug up from the yard and threatens to put the dollar bill in [his or her] mouth"?


Gogol/Nikhil
None of them
Ashima
Sonali/Sonia
Q. What does the acronym ABCD stand for in this quote, "Teleologically speaking, ABCDs are unable to answer the question 'Where are you from?'"


Angry Birds Cause Death (of pigs)
Asian Born Country Denial
Angry Bears Can Demolish (houses)
American Born Confused Deshi
Q. Who says, "There's no such thing as a perfect name. I think that human beings should be allowed to name themselves when they turn eighteen"?


Gogol
Astrid
Ben
Lazy parent
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