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Amanda Lindhout
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 2, how long had Jamie and Amanda been dating?
(a) 11 months.
(b) 3 months.
(c) 6 months.
(d) 8 months.

2. Ahmed didn't call Amanda by her name in Chapter 16. What did he call her?
(a) My sister.
(b) Madame.
(c) My lady.
(d) M'am

3. How were Amanda and Nigel treated after they converted to Muslim?
(a) Courteously.
(b) Like heroes.
(c) Like slaves.
(d) Badly.

4. What did Amanda buy with the extra money she earned as a kid?
(a) Makeup.
(b) Books.
(c) Clothes.
(d) National Geographic magazines.

5. Where did Amanda move when she was 19?
(a) Sunchild First National Reserve.
(b) Calgary.
(c) Red Deer.
(d) Sylvan Lake.

6. What expensive item did Amanda buy in Chapter 10?
(a) Professional camera.
(b) Tablet.
(c) Satellite phone.
(d) Laptop.

7. In Chapter 16, what did Amanda ask to do so she could delete photos from her camera?
(a) Tie her shoe.
(b) Get cream from her purse.
(c) Get insect repellent.
(d) Get something from her backpack.

8. What did Amanda do in Chapter 6 when a rickshaw driver tried to take her into the country?
(a) Punched him in the head.
(b) Hit him with a walking stick.
(c) Slapped him.
(d) Sprayed pepper spray.

9. In Chapter 8, what year did Amanda go to Afghanistan?
(a) 2003.
(b) 2004.
(c) 2005.
(d) 2006.

10. What was the main religion in Dhaka?
(a) Islam.
(b) Buddhism.
(c) Jainism.
(d) Hinduism.

11. Who did Amanda move away with when she was 19?
(a) Her boyfriend.
(b) Her brothers.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her father.

12. Why couldn't Amanda get a hotel in Bangladesh in Chapter 6?
(a) No one would rent a room to a white person.
(b) All the rooms were full.
(c) She didn't have a man with her--a husband or brother.
(d) She didn't have enough money.

13. Before the jihad, what had Ahmed and Adam worked as?
(a) Politicians.
(b) Farmers.
(c) Teachers.
(d) Lawyers.

14. In Chapter 11, what is the temperature when Amanda's plane touches down in Kandahar in June?
(a) 115 degrees.
(b) 110 degrees.
(c) 121 degrees.
(d) 105 degrees.

15. In the Prologue, who was holding Amanda and Nigel captive?
(a) Relatives of Nigel.
(b) Bank Robbers.
(c) A foreign government.
(d) A group of boys.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 8, how did Amanda describe the overall smell of Kabul?

2. In Chapter 11, how many days did Amanda spend in the field with Canadian soldiers?

3. How old was an Italian woman who disappeared in Kabul in Chapter 8?

4. In Chapter 17, who did Ali want out of Somalia?

5. After Amanda's parents divorced, what town did Amanda move to?

(see the answer keys)

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