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Follow the link to read the first chapter of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s work Half of a Yellow Sun made available on "The New York Times" website. Read the whole chapter, then answer the questions. Excerpts specific to each question are included in the question.

Ugwu walks past a shelf in ‘Master’s’ house and notices the many books on it. Adichie describes the scene, saying,

Ugwu tried to read the titles, but most were too long, too difficult. Non-Parametric Methods. An African Survey. The Great Chain of Being. The Norman Impact Upon England... (pg 2).

Which list BEST sums up what can be inferred about ‘Master’s’ interests and studies from these titles?

A

He is interested in statistics and the application of statistics to help interpret the influence of one African nation upon another. He is interested in the social sciences.

B

He is interested in evolution and the increasing sophistication of human progress as it pertains to the influence of the West on Africa. He is not interested in data collection.

C

He is interested in objective studies of people. He is interested in research methodologies. He is interested in math. He is not interested in the cultural changes.

D

He is interested in data collection as it pertains to African people. He is interested in sociology and power. He is interested in the cultural changes of a conquered people.

E

He is interested in the Western world and Western history. He is interested in data collection from Western nations, as it pertains to what Africans could learn from the West.

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