Death and the King's Horseman Overview Quiz

Death and the King's Horseman Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about this play set in Nigeria during British colonial rule? Take the Death and the King's Horseman Overview quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains nine questions about Wole Soyinka's play.

  • Question 1

    What demand does Elesin Oba make?

  • Question 2

    What do the women claim working for the white man has cost Amusa?

  • Question 3

    What "strange custom" are Simon and his superiors trying to prevent?

  • Question 4

    Iyaloja warns Elesin to do what?

  • Question 5

    Disgusted by Elesin, what does Olsun say?

  • Question 6

    Why is Elesin Oba celebrating?

  • Question 7

    What does the "Not-I" bird fail to do in the story Elesin Oba tells?

  • Question 8

    What do Simon and Jane plan to do with the sacred robes?

  • Question 9

    Why must Elesin die?

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