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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart


by Chinua Achebe

Reading Quizzes

Available to teachers only as part of theTeaching Things Fall ApartTeacher Pass

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Chapter 1


1. When we meet Okonkwo what is he doing?
2. What did Unoka do when he was young?
3. Why does Okoye come to Unoka with a kola nut?
4. Why is Okonkwo ashamed of Unoka?
5. What has Okonkwo established for himself?


1. He is competing in a wrestling match.
2. He was a musician.
3. He has come to ask Unoka to repay the debt he owes him.
4. He is ashamed of him because he died in debt.
5. He is a successful yam farmer, has three wives and two tribal titles.