Things Fall Apart Vocabulary

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In Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, what does it mean for Okonkwo to think his father improvident?

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1. In Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, how does the word 'pandemonium' help further our understanding of the egwugwu house?

2. In Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, what does Okonkwo's tendency to have a pounce-like walk tell us about him?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Things Fall Apart is a novel of difficult themes and complex language. This assessment will help you determine your understanding of the vocabulary in the book with questions about the context and definitions of specific words. The egwugwu house and Okonkwo's relationship with his son will be covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will help you judge your knowledge of the definitions of words in Things Fall Apart, such as:

  • Improvident
  • Pandemonium
  • Incipient
  • Mutilated

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Things Fall Apart vocabulary lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such incipient and improvident
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Okonkwo's view of his father

Additional Learning

To learn more about the words used in this book, review the lesson titled Things Fall Apart Vocabulary. The lesson goes into more details, including:

  • The tone and plot of the book
  • More definitions such as malevolent and delectable
  • Characters and their use of the words
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