1 Who is the author of Americanah? NoViolet Bulawayo Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Toni Morrison Madeline Cohen 2 Who is the main character of Americanah? Obinze Blaine Dike Ifemelu 3 What country is Ifemelu originally from? Senegal Ghana United States Nigeria 4 Where does Ifemelu live at the beginning of Americanah? Brooklyn, New York Trenton, New Jersey Lagos, Nigeria Princeton, New Jersey 5 What major decision has Ifemelu made at the beginning of Americanah? She is starting a blog about race. She is accepting a fellowship at Princeton. She is moving back to Nigeria. She is going to break up with Blaine. 6 What is the name of the girl braiding Ifemelu's hair? Mariama Uju Ranyinudo Aisha 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 most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's cousin 9 Who is Dike? Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's cousin 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 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" 11 Which of these white men is Ifemelu pleasantly surprised by? A older white man eating ice cream at the train station 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 12 Who has kept Ifemelu updated on Obinze's life while she has been in the United States? Blaine Dike Ranyinudo Ginika 13 What has happened in Obinze's life since Ifemelu last saw him? He got married. He got divorced. He moved to the United States. He got married and had a child. 14 Who helped Obinze become wealthy in Nigeria? Buchi Ranyinudo Chief Kosi 15 Why is Kosi mean to Marie? She is uncomfortable with the topic of rape. She is threatened by women who interact with her husband. 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? Korean American Mexican Chinese 17 What does Ifemelu's mother's newfound religion cause her to do? Give Ifemelu up for adoption Take a ritual bath Dress like a man Cut off her hair 18 Why is Ifemelu's father fired from his job? He refused to bribe government officials. He refused to work overtime. He refused to call his boss "Ma'am." He refused to call his boss "Mummy." 19 Who is Sister Ibinabo? A woman at church who leads the girls in Sunday Work Ifemelu's mother's sister The woman who encourages Ifemelu to apply for an American visa Ifemelu's father's sister 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 cousin, but old enough to be called "aunt." 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. She slapped a man. A man slapped her. 22 Where do Obinze and Ifemelu first kiss? At school At Kayode's party At Obinze's house, after his mother has given them a lecture At Ginika's house 23 Which of Ifemelu's friends moves to the United States as a teen? Ranyinudo Ginika Aunty Uju 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 talks about traveling abroad but he's not from a rich family. He can't speak Igbo well. He is failing too many classes in school to attend Nsukka University. 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.