Death and the King's Horseman Death and the King's Horseman Overview Quiz
by Wole Soyinka

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Death and the King's Horseman Overview Quiz

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

  • Question 3

    Why is Elesin Oba celebrating?

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

    Why must Elesin die?

  • Question 6

    Disgusted by Elesin, what does Olsun say?

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

    Iyaloja warns Elesin to do what?

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