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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7 through 13.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What foreign language could Tamou speak fluently?
2. What was the name of Yasmina's duck?
(b) King Farouk.
3. As a child, who did Mernissi have to wait for in order to go into the courtyard in the morning?
4. What did Mernissi's mother dream about doing in "The French Harem"?
(a) Writing stories.
(b) Visiting her mother.
(c) Roaming freely in the streets.
(d) Having picnics.
5. Why did Mernissi's father make the harem's youth stay with him on his brother's farm during the summer holidays?
(a) So they would not lose interest in the land.
(b) To study and read uninterrupted.
(c) To relax and have fun.
(d) To get together for dances.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Mernissi's mother like to do in order to eat dinner alone with her family?
2. What did Mernissi's grandmother expect the children in the city harem to do when they visited her?
3. What did Mernissi's mother say to Mernissi when she tried to rebel against her?
4. What was the "djellaba" that Mernissi's mother wanted to wear?
5. What did Aunt Habiba encourage the women to believe in while she was telling stories?
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