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