1 Who is the author of Americanah? Madeline Cohen Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie NoViolet Bulawayo Toni Morrison 2 Who is the main character of Americanah? Dike Blaine Obinze Ifemelu 3 What country is Ifemelu originally from? United States Ghana Nigeria Senegal 4 Where does Ifemelu live at the beginning of Americanah? Lagos, Nigeria Princeton, New Jersey Brooklyn, New York Trenton, New Jersey 5 What major decision has Ifemelu made at the beginning of Americanah? She is moving back to Nigeria. She is accepting a fellowship at Princeton. She is starting a blog about race. She is going to break up with Blaine. 6 What is the name of the girl braiding Ifemelu's hair? Uju Ranyinudo Mariama Aisha 7 Who is Obinze? Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's first love 8 Who is Blaine? Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend 9 Who is Dike? Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's editor 10 What is the name of Ifemelu's blog? “Raceteenth or Various Observations About African Blacks (Those Formerly Known as Negroes) by a Non-African Black" “Raceteenth or Various Observations About American Blacks (Those Formerly Known as Negroes) by a Non-American Black" “Raceteenth or Various Observations About American Blacks (Those Formerly Known as Negroes) by a Non-Black American" “Raceteenth or Various Observations About African Blacks (Those Formerly Known as Negroes) by a Non-American Black" 11 Which of these white men is Ifemelu pleasantly surprised by? A white guy with dreadlocks who talks about social inequality A man who has adopted a black child A older white man eating ice cream at the train station Her boyfriend, Blaine, who helps her to understand American society 12 Who has kept Ifemelu updated on Obinze's life while she has been in the United States? Ginika Dike Ranyinudo Blaine 13 What has happened in Obinze's life since Ifemelu last saw him? He got married. He got divorced. He moved to the United States. He got married and had a child. 14 Who helped Obinze become wealthy in Nigeria? Kosi Chief Buchi Ranyinudo 15 Why is Kosi mean to Marie? She is angry that Marie doesn't work hard enough. She is threatened by women who interact with her husband. She is uncomfortable with the topic of rape. She does not like poor people. 16 What kind of food do the women at the hair salon buy for lunch? Chinese Mexican American Korean 17 What does Ifemelu's mother's newfound religion cause her to do? Take a ritual bath Give Ifemelu up for adoption Cut off her hair Dress like a man 18 Why is Ifemelu's father fired from his job? He refused to call his boss "Mummy." He refused to work overtime. He refused to bribe government officials. He refused to call his boss "Ma'am." 19 Who is Sister Ibinabo? Ifemelu's mother's sister The woman who encourages Ifemelu to apply for an American visa A woman at church who leads the girls in Sunday Work Ifemelu's father's sister 20 How is Aunty Uju actually related to Ifemelu? She is Ifemelu's father's cousin. She is Ifemelu's cousin, but old enough to be called "aunt." She is Ifemelu's grandmother. She is not related to Ifemelu, but she was good friends with Ifemelu's father as a child. 21 Why did Obinze's mother leave Nsukka University? She left for a sabbatical. A man slapped her. She was fired for not wearing a veil while teaching. She slapped a man. 22 Where do Obinze and Ifemelu first kiss? At Kayode's party At Ginika's house At school At Obinze's house, after his mother has given them a lecture 23 Which of Ifemelu's friends moves to the United States as a teen? Obinze Ranyinudo Ginika Aunty Uju 24 Why do people laugh at Eminike? He thinks he is Obinze's best friend, but Obinze actually doesn't care for him. He can't speak Igbo well. He is failing too many classes in school to attend Nsukka University. He talks about traveling abroad but he's not from a rich family. 25 What does Obinze tell Ifemelu as a compliment? She looks like a black American. She looks like his mother. She looks like Aunty Uju. She looks like a proper Nigerian woman.