Characters
Themes
Plot
Culture
Imperialism

100

He became famous by throwing the Cat in a wrestling contest when he was a teenager.

Who is Okonkwo?

100

The theme that progress and tradition are always in conflict is revealed through Okonkwo's reaction to these people arriving in Umuofia.

Who are the missionaries?

100

A major turning point in the novel is when Okonkwo tells Ikemefuna they are taking him back to his home village, but then Okonkwo does this.

What is kills Ikemefuna?

100

This is the most important and sacred crop in Umuofia.

What are yams?

100

Okonkwo is jailed when he does this to the Christian church in Umuofia.

What is burn it down?

200

This is the village where Okonkwo and his family lived.

What is Umuofia?

200

The theme that masculinity is inherently violent is revealed through Okonkwo repeatedly doing this to his wives.

What is beating them?

200

At Ezeudu's funeral, this happens.

What is Okonkwo's gun explodes and kills Ezeudu's son?

200

At the end of his exile, and at many important occasions, the Ibo people hold this.

What is a feast?

200

DAILY DOUBLE!

This is the title of the book the District Commissioner is going to write.

300

This boy was brought from another village and given to Okonkwo to raise.

Who is Ikemefuna?

300

The theme that society and culture are ever-changing is shown when this person joins the missionaries.

Who is Nwoye?

300

For Okonkwo's crime, he is banished for this long.

What is seven years?

300

They are left in the woods to die.

What are twins?

300

This aspect of Christianity was particularly fascinating to Nwoye.

What is the Trinity?

400

This boy was Okonkwo's lazy biological son.

Who is Nwoye?

400

The theme of the destructive power of imperialism is shown at the end of the book when this person commits suicide.

Who is Okonkwo?

400

When Okonkwo leaves Umuofia, he goes here.

What is his mother's village?

400

The Ibo people often speak in ____________ instead of saying things directly.

What are proverbs?

400

The villagers of Umuofia called this object an "iron horse".

What is a bicycle?

500

This is Okonkwo's favorite daughter.

Who is Ezinma?

500

The theme of sons not always following in their fathers' footsteps is shown through Okonkwo's relationship with these two people.

Who are Nwoye and Unoka? (Okonkwo's son and Okonkwo's father)

500

The church accepting these people is one of the biggest reasons for its success.

Who are outcasts? OR Who are twins?

500

When Okonkwo commits suicide, the Ibo men call these people to handle the body.

Who are the missionaries / who are strangers?

500

Perhaps the character most affected by imperialism is Nwoye, who ends up changing his name to Isaac and going here.

What is a teacher's college?