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