1 Who is the author of Americanah? NoViolet Bulawayo Madeline Cohen Toni Morrison Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 2 Who is the main character of Americanah? Dike Ifemelu Blaine Obinze 3 What country is Ifemelu originally from? Ghana United States Nigeria Senegal 4 Where does Ifemelu live at the beginning of Americanah? Brooklyn, New York Lagos, Nigeria Princeton, New Jersey Trenton, New Jersey 5 What major decision has Ifemelu made at the beginning of Americanah? She is going to break up with Blaine. She is accepting a fellowship at Princeton. 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? Mariama Uju Aisha Ranyinudo 7 Who is Obinze? Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend 8 Who is Blaine? Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's cousin 9 Who is Dike? Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's first love 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 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" 11 Which of these white men is Ifemelu pleasantly surprised by? A older white man eating ice cream at the train station A white guy with dreadlocks who talks about social inequality A man who has adopted a black child 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? Dike Blaine Ginika Ranyinudo 13 What has happened in Obinze's life since Ifemelu last saw him? He moved to the United States. He got married and had a child. He got married. He got divorced. 14 Who helped Obinze become wealthy in Nigeria? Buchi Chief Ranyinudo Kosi 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 is angry that Marie doesn't work hard enough. She does not like poor people. 16 What kind of food do the women at the hair salon buy for lunch? Mexican Chinese American Korean 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 bribe government officials. He refused to call his boss "Ma'am." He refused to work overtime. He refused to call his boss "Mummy." 19 Who is Sister Ibinabo? 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 Ifemelu's mother's sister 20 How is Aunty Uju actually related to Ifemelu? She is Ifemelu's father's cousin. She is Ifemelu's grandmother. She is not related to Ifemelu, but she was good friends with Ifemelu's father as a child. She is Ifemelu's cousin, but old enough to be called "aunt." 21 Why did Obinze's mother leave Nsukka University? She was fired for not wearing a veil while teaching. She slapped a man. She left for a sabbatical. A man slapped her. 22 Where do Obinze and Ifemelu first kiss? At Kayode's party At Obinze's house, after his mother has given them a lecture At school At Ginika's house 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 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 a proper Nigerian woman. She looks like Aunty Uju.