The Village of Umuofia in Things Fall Apart


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By whom is the village of Umuofia, in Things Fall Apart, seen as representative of Nigerian society?

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1. In Things Fall Apart, what relationship do we see between Umuofia and colonizing forces?

2. In Things Fall Apart, the phrase ''Umuofia kwenu!'' is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your understanding of the village of Umuofia will be tested in this quiz and worksheet. You can find questions about its relationship with colonies and Okwonko's place in its society.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz and worksheet, you can answer questions about the following topics:

  • Representatives of Nigerian society
  • The meaning of 'Umuofia kwenu!'
  • How Okwonko is viewed in society
  • The traditional religion of the village

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understand Umuofia in relation to the story
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about Okwonko
  • Making connections - draw a relationship between Umuofia and its colonizing forces

Additional Learning

To find out more, visit the lesson titled The Village of Umuofia in Things Fall Apart. On this page, you can study the following topics:

  • The author, Chinua Achebe
  • The epigraph from William Butler Yeats
  • Colonialism
  • The concept of chi