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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. Why does Seyd say faith doesn't matter for women?
2. How does the war cause people to prosper financially?
3. What are the Ashouks known for?
4. How does Nachararyan feel about Ali's desire to marry Nino?
5. How does Ali know Count Nelikov is off to war?
Short Essay Questions
1. While in Tiflis, what makes Nino worry about her future with Ali?
2. What advice does Safar Khan give Ali about marriage in Chapter 12?
3. How does Ali feel during his first diplomatic reception?
4. Why is Nino eager to leave Ali's uncle's palace and return to Baku?
5. What history of the Ashouks does the narrator give?
6. How does Dim Mehmed Haidar feel about the war?
7. What does a professor challenge his students with in Chapter 1?
8. What does Nino's father lecture Ali about when they discuss marriage?
9. What is Iljas Beg's graduation party like?
10. What does Ali do after killing Nachararyan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is Baku a character in the novel as well as a setting?
Essay Topic 2
How is Ali a symbol for Azerbaijan?
Essay Topic 3
How does Nino impact the development of this novel? Consider the way she drives the plot, defines and changes other characters, and interacts with the major themes.
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