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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Jory’s race?
2. What is broken at the beginning of Scene Three?
(a) A lamp.
(b) A glass.
(c) A chair.
(d) A bottle.
3. In Scene Three, what does Isaac say Amir is full of?
4. What does Amir say is at the heart of the Muslim religion?
(a) The injustice of being subjugated by westerners.
(b) The challenges of living in the desert.
(c) The desire to escape from a corrupt earthly existence.
(d) The intercultural exchange of living between the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.
5. How does the stage direction say Emily approaches Amir in Scene Three?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Isaac say about Islam, when he is talking about Emily’s work in Scene Three?
2. How old is Jory?
3. How does Emily combat her husband’s disdain for Islam?
4. What crime does Amir say the Quran condones?
5. What is Amir’s approach to airline security?
Short Essay Questions
1. What caused Amir to change his name?
2. What advice does Amir give Abe about how he expresses his political views, and what is Abe’s response?
3. What is the irony in Isaac’s praise for Emily’s portrait of Amir?
4. How does Emily compare the Renaissance in the West and Islamic culture?
5. What does Emily mean when she says, in Scene 4, that her work was naïve?
6. What grounds has Akhtar left the audience, by the end of the play, for feeling that there is a path to virtue and integrity?
7. What does Amir propose to Jory in Scene 3?
8. What historical circumstance complicates the question of Amir’s nationality?
9. How is Abe’s appearance in Scene 4 different from his entrance in Scene 1?
10. In Scene 4, Amir says that Emily was right about him: what was she right about?
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