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No Longer At Ease

No Longer At Ease


by Chinua Achebe

No Longer At Ease: Obi-Wants Ke-dough-bi Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around No Longer At Ease? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why does Obi need forty pounds?

So he can move up in weight class and take his shot at the heavyweight title
To pay off a judge
To pay for his car insurance
To buy a gun
Q. After Obi is robbed, why does his mother need money?

To pay her mortgage
So that she can keep up her weekly Godiva habit
For hospital expenses
To pay the chief of police to look for the thief
Q. Obi’s parents raise him as

An atheist
A follower of Christianity
A follower of Islam
A follower of Katy Perry’s Twitter feed
Q. What does Obi’s mother tell him she will do if he marries Clara while she is alive?

Kill herself
Kill Clara
Only pay for a dry reception
Cut him off
Absolutely nothing - it’s his life and it's now or never
Q. What happens after it is revealed that Clara is pregnant?

The family relents and allows Obi to marry her
She has an abortion
Obi breaks things off with her
There is a sudden boost in sales of Chunky Monkey ice cream