Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe: Summary & Analysis Video


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What do the locusts represent in Things Fall Apart?

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1. Why is Okonkwo so aggressive?

2. What is one of the impacts of the Christian missionaries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Things Fall Apart is a novel by Chinua Achebe, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the characters, plot and themes of the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • This novel's type
  • A main character
  • Themes of Things Fall Apart
  • Plot points

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Things Fall Apart
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Okonkwo
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ending of this novel
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the representation of locusts in Things Fall Apart

Additional Learning

To learn more about this book, review the following lesson called Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the story of Things Fall Apart
  • Understand the themes of this novel
  • Learn about the symbolism in the book