All characters except a druid, monk, or wizard is proficient with all simple weapons. In NWN2 a character cannot wield a weapon they do not have the proficiency for.
Some simple weapons are:
See here for a full list.
D&D Comparison Edit
In DnD 3.5 a character takes a -4 penalty to attack rolls when using a weapon she/he is not proficient with.
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