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Author : Khadijat Abubakar Jalli
Page: 79
Chapters : Nine(9)

About the Book The Life Changer by Khadija Abubakar Jalli (JAMB 2021
The Life Changer is a debut novel that changes the narrative of life in campus. Laced
with underlying optimism, the book upholds the tenets of hope and redemption in the
lives of our youth.
This is Khadija Abubakar Jalli’s first publication and she seems to be saying that
the female voice is making a rebound on the parapet of African literary scene. The
story follows the escapades of Salma and her roommates in the university as a swim
in the turbulent and seamy tides of the academia.
Khadija holds a B.Sc (Ed) Mathematics degree. She is an entrepreneur and CEO of
She’s Boutique Afrique Khadija Abubakar Jalli is married with children.


  • Who published the book “THE LIFE CHANGER”
    a. Bolaji Abdullahi
    b. A.H Mohamed
    c. Khadijat Abubakar Jalli ✅
    d. Hammed Jalli
  • The novel is divided into how many chapters

a. 7
b. 8
c. 9 ✅
d. 10

  • In the novel it was stated that __ is the second to English in the ranking of
    international languages
    A. Mathematics
    B. French ✅
    C. Social Studies
    D. None of the above
  • first question the teacher asked was “who can tell me how to say______ in
    A. I love you
    B. Good morning ✅
    C. Stand up
    D. Go out
  • Who was Bint telling the story of her classroom encounter with their
    meddlesome social studies teacher the previous week
    A. Ummi
    B. Omar
    C. Her two sisters ✅
    D. Her sister
  • In the novel, “good morning” in french means
    A. Banjour
    B. Bonjur
    C. Bonjoo
    D. Bonjour ✅
  • “And how do you say that’s very good in french, who asked this question.
    A. The teacher
    B. The French Mistress
    C. Bint ✅
    D. None of the above
  • “Cest tres being” in English means
    A. Good
    B. That’s very good ✅
    C. That’s very bad
    D. Good morning
  • Bint immediate elder sister is _
    A. Jamila ✅
    B. Omar
    C. Ummi
    D. Teemah
  • Between Omar and Bint there is such great affinity that no one dare __ at her intransigence
    A. Frown ✅
    B. Hissed
    C. Look
    D. None of the above
  • Who was the first child in Bint family.
    A Jamila
    B. Omar ✅
    C. Ummi
    D. Salihu
  • Ummi means _ in the novel
    A. Dad
    B. Sister
    C. Mummy ✅
    D. Uncle..
  • Who insisted on calling Ummi mum
    B. Jamila
    C. Mallam Salihu
    D. Omar ✅
  • “au revoir” means _ in the novel
    A. Welcome
    B. Goodbye ✅
    C. Good morning
    D. Good
  • Who is the second child of the family.
    A. Bint
    B. Jamila
    C. Teemah ✅
    D. Omar
  • Omar was dressed in _ jean and _ shirts when he went to greet his mom
    in the morning
    A. White and blue
    B. Blue and white ✅
    C. White and black
    D. Blue and black
  • How old was Omar when he gained admission into the university
    A. 19
    B. 18 ✅
    C. 20
    D. 21
  • Omar was given admission to study ______at the Kongo Campus of Ahmadu
    Hello University, Zaria
    A. Pharmacy
    B. Medicine and Surgery
    C. Law. ✅
    D. Computer Science
  • Who was Omar immediate younger sister
    A. Bint
    B. Teemah ✅
    C. Jamila
    D. None of the above
  • The first daughter in the family is _
    A. Teemah ✅
    B. Bint
    C. Jamila
    D. Omar
  • “Just call yourself Omar Esquire” _ said
    A. Bint
    B. Jamila
    C. Ummi
    D. Teemah ✅
  • Bint Father read________
    A. Law
    B. Accounting ✅
    C. Pharmacology
    D. None of the above
  • Who did Omar called blabbermouth
    A. Bint
    B. Teemah ✅
    C. Jamila
    D. Ummi
  • Who promised to upgrade Omar touch light phone to a smart android phone
    A. Dad. ✅
    B. Mum
    C. His sister’s
    D. Mistress
  • Let’s go outside and sit under the mango tree in the courtyard” _ said
    A. Mum
    B. Omar
    C. Jamila ✅
    D. Bint
  • While they tropped out and went to the courtyard, white plastic chairs were
    already there, _ and began dusting them with an old piece of clothing
    A. Omar , Bint
    B. Bint, Teemah
    C. Bint, Jamila ✅
    D. Omar, Jamila
  • “I want to drink zobo” _ said
    A. The last daughter ✅
    B. The first daughter
    C. The first male child
    D. Bint immediate elder sister
  • Ummi community name is called _
    A. Lafeyette
    B. Lafayette ✅
    C. Lafayete
    D. None of the above
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  • Omar scored _ credits including English and Mathematics at the very
    first attempt in his WAEC Examination
    A. 8
    B. 7 ✅
    C. 5
    D. 9
  • Who is always looking for Omar trouble
    A Bint
    B. Teemah ✅
    C. Jamila
    D. Ummi
  • Who used to say “what you teach a child is like writing on a hard rock and
    when dried it would be difficult to erase”
    ✅: Ummi’s Grandmom
  • Omar scored __ in his JAMB
    A. 230 ✅
    B. 240
    C. 210
    D. 250
  • The _____was the life changer for Omar
    A. Passing his weac result
    B. Admission ✅
    C. Passing the Jamb
    D. None of the above
  • Omar mother was a/an_______
    A. Lawyer
    B. Accountant
    C. Teacher ✅
    D. Pharmacist
  • Who did the social studies teacher call on to help him answer Bint’s questions?
    ✅: He asked the French Mistress who often teaches the senior classes to help him
    answer Bint question
  • What time does Ummi’s husband usually close from work
    A. 8pm
    B. 5pm ✅
    C. 4pm
    D. 7pm
  • Why didn’t Ummi tell her children a story about her experience in the
    ✅: Because she felt they were much to young to know about life on campus,
    especially her own experience
  • Why did Omar have to wait two days before checking his admission status
    ✅: Because he didn’t have a smartphone unlike his friends who has checked their
    immediately using smartphone
  • Who did Ummi describe as a tall, attractive and busty lady with fair complexion
    ✅ Salma
  • Where did Ummi and Salma first meet?
    ✅: They met at the Faculty Registration Office
  • Ummi visit the HOD shortly after her registration in order to get her_____&
    A. Student ID card
    B. Matric number ✅
    C. Matric gown
    D. None of the above
  • Ummi’s H.O.D name is _
    A. Dr Samuel John
    B. Dr Samuel Johnson ✅
    C. Samuel Johnson
    D. Sam Johnson
  • How many students had the HOD interviewed before he attended to ummi
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. None ✅
  • Ummi’s matric number is
    A. UP0001
    B. UG0001 ✅
    C. UG00001
    D. UG0002
  • What tribe is Dr Samuel Johnson from.
    A. Yoruba ✅
    B. Igbo
    C. Hausa
    D. None
  • What was the agreement between Ummi’s Father and ummi before she
    A. She should get married before she graduate ✅
    B. She should get married after her graduation
    C. Marry before registration
    D. None of the above
  • The people of______ were happy that their daughter ummi, was going to the
    ✅: Lafayette
  • In my school for just wearing the wrong colour of sandals you would be sent
    home _____said
    A. Bint ✅
    B. Omar
    C. Ummi
    D. Teemah
  • Money moves mountain_____said
    A. The young man
    B. Salma ✅
    C. Dr Samuel Johnson
    D. Tomiwa
  • Salma full name is_______
    A. Salma ahmed
    B. Salma hammed
    C. Salma Mulhammed
    D. Salma mohammed ✅
  • Ummi full name is _
    A. Ummi ahmed
    B. Ummi Ahmad ✅
    C. Ummi Mohammed
    D. Ummi hammed
  • Was Ummi wearing her hijab at the HOD office
    A. Yes
    B. No ✅
    C. I don’t know
    D. None of the above
  • Another name for the tricycle in the novel is __
    ✅: Keke Napep
  • Who assisted Ummi’s husband with Ummi admission
    ✅ Dr Samuel Johnson
  • Which story were Ummi’s girls seemed eager to hear?
    A. Her university experience
    B. The quiet one ✅
    C. How she behave in the HOD office
    D. How salma was sent out the school
  • In Lafayette, the District head is known as __
    ✅ Hakimi
  • In Lafayette, the tradition had since been established that no stranger was
    hosted or given accomodation without the knowledge and the approval of the

A. Hakimi
B. Community leader
C. District Leader
D. A and C ✅

  • Who was called the quiet one?
    A. Talle ✅
    B. Zaki
    C. Hakimi
    D. The Courtier
  • Talle was not called the quiet one at birth?
    A. True ✅
    B. False
    C. I don’t know
    D. None
  • How old was Talle when he lost both his father and stepmother
    A. 20 ✅
    B. 18
    C. 19
    D. 22
  • Talle father and step mother died of _
    A. Disease
    B. Car accident ✅
    C. Sickness
    D. None of the above
  • He was called Talle on account that shortly after his birth, his __ died
    A. Stepmother
    B. Father
    C. Boka
    D. Mother ✅
  • From what time to which time does Talle go to work at the local government
    A. 8am – 4pm ✅
    B. 6am -5pm
    C. 8am – 3pm
    D. 2pm – 5pm
  • Talle served as a __ at the local government office
    A. Caterer
    B. Barber
    C. Driver ✅
    D. Carpenter
  • How does Talle got the appellation of the quiet one?
    ✅ He was so dedicated to his piety that people actually believed that there was
    something about him that indicated holiness. Talle never argued on any issues; he
    hardly disagreed with anyone even if he was right he never raised his voice on
  • How many police vans came to stop outside the District head gate.
    A. 3 ✅
    B. 2
    C. 4
    D. 5
  • “Innalillahi wa Inna ilaihir raji’un” __ said
    A. The Hakimi
    B. The Courtier ✅
    C. The police man
    D. Zaki
  • How many times did Talle fainted in the Hakimi residence
    A. Once
    B. Twice ✅
    C. Three times.
    D. He never fainted
  • One there, the policemen followed Talle into the house and shortly day after
    came out with a young boy of no more than _ years old
    A. 12
    B. 13 ✅
    C. 11
    D. 10
  • the boy that was drugged and kidnap spent _____week/weeks in Talle house
    before the police came and freed the boy.
    A. 1 ✅
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. None
  • What was the initial price the kidnappers demanded for
    A. 200000
    B. 1 million ✅
    C. 250000
    D. None
  • __ was arrested at the point of collecting the Ransom
    A. Talle
    B. Zaki ✅
    C. Both
    D. I don’t know
  • The kidnappers Ransom price later came down from 1 million to
    A. 250000 ✅
    B. 500000
    C. 1.5 million
    D. 300000
  • Wow, that is some story, mum __ said
    A. Bint
    B. Teemah
    C. Jamila
    D. Omar ✅
  • If he likes, let him trust everybody _____said
    A. Ummi
    B. Bint
    C. Teemah ✅
    D. Jamila
  • What drove Salma out the university
    A. Exam Malpractice ✅
    B. Tested positive for drug abuse
    C. Both A and C
    D. Look done on Dr dabo
  • Who is that no-nonsense lecturer who never allowed students into his class
    once he was there before them.
    A. Dr Samuel Johnson
    B. Dr Debo
    C. Dr Dabo. ✅
    D. Dr Sam john
  • Salma is from the __
    A. South
    B. North ✅
    C. South West
    D. East
  • How many girls were in Salma room
    A. 3 ✅
    B. 2
    C. 4
    D. 2
  • Who is from Umunze in imo state
    A. Tomiwa
    B. Ada
    C. Ngozi ✅
    D. Salma
  • Ada is from _
    A. Benue state ✅
    B. Imo state
    C. Anambra
    D. None of the above
  • What is the name of Salma hostel
    A. Moremi hall
    B. Queen Amina hall. ✅
    C. Kofo hall
    D. None of the above
  • One among the following options is true of why Salma did not want to stay in
    the room
    A. Because the poster wasn’t beautiful
    B. It was the famous Queen Amina hall
    C. It was every female students dream
    D. The composition of a roommates ✅
  • Who was the brightest in Salma room and perhaps in her class
    A. Ada
    B. Tomiwa ✅
    C. Ngozi
    D. Salma
  • What was tomiwa’s ambition
    A. To become a dancer
    B. To become a cleaner
    C. To become a singer ✅
    D. None of the above
  • Who did Salma became close to in the room all because she was in the know of
    the latest and craziest fashion outfits.
    A. Ada
    B. Ngozi
    C. Tomiwa ✅
    D. None
  • Who would never cook for just herself alone whether her roommates ate or not.
    A. Ngozi ✅
    B. Ada
    C. Salma
    D. Tomiwa
  • What was Tomiwa’s was village food for the Kings
    A. Rice
    B. Infinite jollof
    C. Snail ✅
    D. Pounded yam
  • __ on her own only introduced her roommates to the danwake delicacy
    A. Salma ✅
    B. Ada
    C. Ngozi
    D. Tomiwa
  • _ and __ were muslims
    A. Salma and Ada
    B. Salma and Tomiwa ✅
    C. Ada and Ngozi
    D. None of the above.
  • Who was behind the wheel as he changed to drive from kwangila to Ahmad
    Bello University.
    A. Habib
    B. Labaran ✅
    C. Salihu
    D. None

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