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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the second wish Ali asks of his father?
2. Who takes Ali to a sulfur bath in Tiflis?
3. In Chapter 13, where does Ali imagine kidnapping Nino to?
4. What subject does Ali struggle in?
5. For whom is Nino named?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Kotshi feel about war?
2. What advice does Safar Khan give Ali about marriage in Chapter 12?
3. What happens during the meeting of the oil princes in Chapter 16?
4. What happens to Nino after her kidnapping?
5. What does Ali do when he hears about the Russians entering into new sovereign Azerbaijan?
6. How does Ali feel about being married in exile?
7. What happens when Ali and Nino meet at Governor's Garden?
8. What does Ali do after killing Nachararyan?
9. What does Ali tell his father about war in Chapter 9?
10. Why does Ali have problems in school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How are conflicts among religions discussed in this novel? How is religion a theme in "Ali and Nino"? What purpose does this theme serve?
Essay Topic 2
What role do the daydreams of the characters play in this novel?
Essay Topic 3
Explore what traits make characters successful in "Ali and Nino." How is success defined in contrast to failure?
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