1 Who is the author of Americanah? NoViolet Bulawayo Toni Morrison Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Madeline Cohen 2 Who is the main character of Americanah? Blaine Ifemelu Obinze Dike 3 What country is Ifemelu originally from? Ghana Senegal Nigeria United States 4 Where does Ifemelu live at the beginning of Americanah? Trenton, New Jersey Brooklyn, New York Lagos, Nigeria Princeton, New Jersey 5 What major decision has Ifemelu made at the beginning of Americanah? She is moving back to Nigeria. She is going to break up with Blaine. She is starting a blog about race. She is accepting a fellowship at Princeton. 6 What is the name of the girl braiding Ifemelu's hair? Uju Ranyinudo Aisha Mariama 7 Who is Obinze? Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's editor 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 editor Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend 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-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-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 and had a child. He got divorced. He got married. He moved to the United States. 14 Who helped Obinze become wealthy in Nigeria? Ranyinudo Buchi Kosi Chief 15 Why is Kosi mean to Marie? She is uncomfortable with the topic of rape. She is angry that Marie doesn't work hard enough. She is threatened by women who interact with her husband. She does not like poor people. 16 What kind of food do the women at the hair salon buy for lunch? American Mexican Korean Chinese 17 What does Ifemelu's mother's newfound religion cause her to do? Cut off her hair Take a ritual bath Give Ifemelu up for adoption Dress like a man 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 bribe government officials. He refused to work overtime. 19 Who is Sister Ibinabo? Ifemelu's mother's sister 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 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 grandmother. She is Ifemelu's father's cousin. 21 Why did Obinze's mother leave Nsukka University? She was fired for not wearing a veil while teaching. She left for a sabbatical. A man slapped her. She slapped a man. 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 Ginika's house At school 23 Which of Ifemelu's friends moves to the United States as a teen? Ginika Aunty Uju Ranyinudo Obinze 24 Why do people laugh at Eminike? 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. He thinks he is Obinze's best friend, but Obinze actually doesn't care for him. 25 What does Obinze tell Ifemelu as a compliment? She looks like Aunty Uju. She looks like a black American. She looks like a proper Nigerian woman. She looks like his mother.