1 Who is the author of Americanah? NoViolet Bulawayo Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Toni Morrison Madeline Cohen 2 Who is the main character of Americanah? Blaine Obinze Ifemelu Dike 3 What country is Ifemelu originally from? Nigeria Senegal United States Ghana 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 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? Ranyinudo Aisha Mariama Uju 7 Who is Obinze? Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's first love 8 Who is Blaine? Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's editor 9 Who is Dike? Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend 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-Black American" “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" 11 Which of these white men is Ifemelu pleasantly surprised by? A white guy with dreadlocks who talks about social inequality A older white man eating ice cream at the train station Her boyfriend, Blaine, who helps her to understand American society A man who has adopted a black child 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 divorced. He got married and had a child. He moved to the United States. He got married. 14 Who helped Obinze become wealthy in Nigeria? Chief Buchi Kosi Ranyinudo 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 does not like poor people. 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? American Mexican Korean Chinese 17 What does Ifemelu's mother's newfound religion cause her to do? Give Ifemelu up for adoption Cut off her hair Take a ritual bath Dress like a man 18 Why is Ifemelu's father fired from his job? He refused to call his boss "Mummy." He refused to work overtime. He refused to bribe government officials. He refused to call his boss "Ma'am." 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 father's cousin. She is Ifemelu's grandmother. 21 Why did Obinze's mother leave Nsukka University? She was fired for not wearing a veil while teaching. She slapped a man. A man slapped her. She left for a sabbatical. 22 Where do Obinze and Ifemelu first kiss? At Kayode's party At Ginika's house 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? Ginika Aunty Uju Ranyinudo Obinze 24 Why do people laugh at Eminike? 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. He can't speak Igbo well. 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.