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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Ravana's sister that enters his chamber claiming that Rama has attacked her?
2. Who is referred to as chief of the minor gods in Nala?
3. What in Sanskrit refers to the foremost poet or fountainhead of poetry?
(a) Adi Kavi.
(b) Chidira Locaka.
(c) Kavi Chidira.
(d) Locaka Adi.
4. Nala is the ruler of what kingdom?
5. Because his brother had attempted to advise him, Ravana decides to march upon his land, vanquish him, and steal which of his possessions?
(a) A sword.
(b) A white horse.
(c) A flying chariot.
(d) A blue cow.
6. Who rises into the sky and breaks the tower of Ravana's palace?
7. How many arms did Ravana have at birth?
8. Who is dragged by his tail on fire through Ravana's city?
9. Rama is the incarnation of what god in Valmiki?
10. Who becomes king after Nala loses at a game of dice?
11. What beautiful young princess does a poet tell Nala about when visiting?
12. What gods work with Nala's brother to convince him to play a game of dice?
(a) Kali and Dwapara.
(b) Kannaki and Chandra.
(c) Nandni and Vithoba.
(d) Tejaji and Parvati.
13. What bad omen did Kovalan fail to see in front of him at the marketplace in The Mispaired Anklet?
(a) A fish with no tail.
(b) A three armed monkey.
(c) A snake with two heads.
(d) A humped bull.
14. Which of Ravana's sons does he send to attack a giant monkey?
15. Who throws herself into a fire to cleanse herself of Ravana's touch?
Short Answer Questions
1. To what two sons of Rama's does Valmiki pass along the Ramayana?
2. Kannagi would have redemption in how many days, according to the gods in The Mispaired Anklet?
3. What red-robed, red-eyed figure looming nearby with a noose in his hands does Savriti encounter in the woods?
4. What step-brother of Ravana's is a man of great respectability because of his tapas?
5. What weapon does Ravana give his son with which to attack a giant monkey?
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