1 Who is the author of Americanah? NoViolet Bulawayo Madeline Cohen Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Toni Morrison 2 Who is the main character of Americanah? Obinze Dike Blaine Ifemelu 3 What country is Ifemelu originally from? United States Nigeria Senegal Ghana 4 Where does Ifemelu live at the beginning of Americanah? Princeton, New Jersey Lagos, Nigeria Brooklyn, New York Trenton, New Jersey 5 What major decision has Ifemelu made at the beginning of Americanah? She is accepting a fellowship at Princeton. She is moving back to Nigeria. She is starting a blog about race. She is going to break up with Blaine. 6 What is the name of the girl braiding Ifemelu's hair? Mariama Ranyinudo Aisha Uju 7 Who is Obinze? Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's editor Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend 8 Who is Blaine? Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's cousin Ifemelu's editor 9 Who is Dike? Ifemelu's most recent boyfriend Ifemelu's first love Ifemelu's cousin 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 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" 11 Which of these white men is Ifemelu pleasantly surprised by? Her boyfriend, Blaine, who helps her to understand American society A man who has adopted a black child A white guy with dreadlocks who talks about social inequality 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? Blaine Ginika Dike Ranyinudo 13 What has happened in Obinze's life since Ifemelu last saw him? He got divorced. He moved to the United States. He got married and had a child. He got married. 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 does not like poor people. She is threatened by women who interact with her husband. She is uncomfortable with the topic of rape. 16 What kind of food do the women at the hair salon buy for lunch? Mexican American Chinese Korean 17 What does Ifemelu's mother's newfound religion cause her to do? Take a ritual bath Dress like a man Give Ifemelu up for adoption Cut off her hair 18 Why is Ifemelu's father fired from his job? He refused to call his boss "Mummy." He refused to call his boss "Ma'am." He refused to work overtime. He refused to bribe government officials. 19 Who is Sister Ibinabo? The woman who encourages Ifemelu to apply for an American visa Ifemelu's mother's sister Ifemelu's father's sister 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 cousin, but old enough to be called "aunt." 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. 21 Why did Obinze's mother leave Nsukka University? She left for a sabbatical. A man slapped her. She slapped a man. She was fired for not wearing a veil while teaching. 22 Where do Obinze and Ifemelu first kiss? At Obinze's house, after his mother has given them a lecture At Kayode's party At Ginika's house At school 23 Which of Ifemelu's friends moves to the United States as a teen? Obinze Ginika Ranyinudo Aunty Uju 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 talks about traveling abroad but he's not from a rich family. He is failing too many classes in school to attend Nsukka University. 25 What does Obinze tell Ifemelu as a compliment? She looks like his mother. She looks like a black American. She looks like a proper Nigerian woman. She looks like Aunty Uju.