Religion in Things Fall Apart


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Who is Chukwu in the Igbo religion in Things Fall Apart?

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1. Who is Agbala in the Igbo religion in Things Fall Apart?

2. Who is Ani in the Igbo religion in Things Fall Apart?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart depicts a cultural story with multiple elements, and this quiz will measure what you understand concerning the element of religion in the text. Most of the questions challenge your knowledge of names and concepts from the Igbo religion described in the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these evaluation tools, you can gauge how much you remember about:

  • Chukwu
  • Agbala
  • Ani
  • Chi
  • Religious tension

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo allow you to exercise the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Ani and Chi
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Chukwu and Agbala
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the religious tension between the native people of the Clan and the Christian missionaries

Additional Learning

For further information about religion and how it relates to the novel, refer to the connected lesson, Religion in Things Fall Apart. Additional topics mentioned in this lesson are as follows:

  • The focus of Igbo gods
  • Treatment of ancestors
  • Examples of characters interacting with their religion