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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart


by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart: Keep It Together Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Things Fall Apart? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is Ikemefuna’s problem with Nwoye?

He thinks he’s lazy
He thinks he’s doing drugs
He thinks he spends too much time with his girlfriend
He thinks he should be getting better grades
Q. From where did Ikemefuna come?

He is an orphan that Okonkwo adopts
He is Okonkwo’s son
Okonkwo won Ikemefuna in a settlement with a neighboring tribe
No one knows
Q. What happens between Okonkwo and his youngest wife, Ojiugo, during the Week of Peace?

Okonkwo and his wife make peace after a bad argument
Okonkwo accuses his wife of negligence and beats her
Okonkwo and his wife share a piece of pie
Okonkwo and his wife adopt a puppy
Q. What do the village people do with the locusts?

They catch them and keep them as pets
They eat them
They wear them as rings
They use them as currency
Q. Who says that Ikemefuna should be killed?

A Ouija board
The oracle
The talking donkey