1 Who is the author of Americanah? Madeline Cohen Toni Morrison Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie NoViolet Bulawayo 2 Who is the main character of Americanah? Ifemelu Obinze Blaine Dike 3 What country is Ifemelu originally from? Nigeria United States Senegal Ghana 4 Where does Ifemelu live at the beginning of Americanah? Trenton, New Jersey Princeton, New Jersey Lagos, Nigeria Brooklyn, New York 5 What major decision has Ifemelu made at the beginning of Americanah? She is accepting a fellowship at Princeton. She is starting a blog about race. She is going to break up with Blaine. She is moving back to Nigeria. 6 What is the name of the girl braiding Ifemelu's hair? Aisha Mariama Uju Ranyinudo 7 Who is Obinze? Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's first love 8 Who is Blaine? Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's cousin 9 Who is Dike? Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's cousin 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-American 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-African Black" 11 Which of these white men is Ifemelu pleasantly surprised by? Her boyfriend, Blaine, who helps her to understand American society 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 12 Who has kept Ifemelu updated on Obinze's life while she has been in the United States? Ranyinudo Blaine Dike Ginika 13 What has happened in Obinze's life since Ifemelu last saw him? He got married. He moved to the United States. He got divorced. He got married and had a child. 14 Who helped Obinze become wealthy in Nigeria? Buchi Ranyinudo Kosi Chief 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 does not like poor people. She is uncomfortable with the topic of rape. 16 What kind of food do the women at the hair salon buy for lunch? Korean American Chinese Mexican 17 What does Ifemelu's mother's newfound religion cause her to do? Cut off her hair Dress like a man Give Ifemelu up for adoption 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? Ifemelu's mother's sister Ifemelu's father's sister The woman who encourages Ifemelu to apply for an American visa A woman at church who leads the girls in Sunday Work 20 How is Aunty Uju actually related to Ifemelu? She is Ifemelu's grandmother. She is Ifemelu's father's cousin. 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 left for a sabbatical. A man slapped her. She slapped a man. 22 Where do Obinze and Ifemelu first kiss? At Ginika's house At Kayode's party 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? Aunty Uju Ranyinudo Ginika Obinze 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 Aunty Uju. She looks like his mother. She looks like a proper Nigerian woman. She looks like a black American.