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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

  

by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart: It Was Really Bad 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. Which might Okonkwo believe?


I just don't want to be like my dad.
I will be the perfect father, just like Dad.
Dad is truly wonderful.
If I do what Dad does, my life will be great.
Q. Our story takes place, for the most part, in


England
Nigeria
Mars
Argentina
Q. At the end, the District Commissioner is


Smug
Sorry
Depressed
Sad
Q. If we believe the District Commissioner represents Western Civilization, at the end, we believe


The West thinks a little too highly of itself.
The West has helped many around the world.
The West brings glorious customs to all.
Q. Ezinma is


The apple of Okonkwo’s eye
A doubting Thomas
A dime a dozen
A slap on the wrist
Q. Ezinma inspires Okonkwo to


Create works of art
Start a blog
Tweet his latest ideas
Show compassion
Q. What does Okonkwo do with Obierika's advice?


Follows every word
Weighs its pros and cons
Pretty much ignores it
Q. Which is not a way to move up the social food chain in Igbo culture?


Be brave in war
Be a skilled athlete
Write a song that wins a Grammy
Have productive yam fields
Q. According to Okonkwo, what are "feminine" characteristics?


Hard-working
Hard-nosed
Peace-loving
Awesome at math
Q. What does Okonkwo do that is just plain repugnant?


Beats his wives
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