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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. Valmiki composed how many stanzas of the Ramayana?
2. What does the name Ravana translate to in English?
3. Who is Shakuntala's mother?
4. Who advises Ravana to undo the thing that is causing all the strife and give Rama's wife back?
5. Who orders Madhavi destroyed by fire in The Mispaired Anklet?
Short Answer Questions
1. To what goddess does Asvapati pray for a child?
2. What does Nala save a serpent from in Nala?
3. Asvapati is the ruler of what kingdom in the story Savitri?
4. Savriti tells her father that she found the man she wishes to marry __________.
5. What messenger does Nala send to a beautiful princess in Nala?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does Nala leave Damayanti behind in Nala? Why?
2. What gods assist Nala's brother in tricking Nala? How and why?
3. Who does Damayanti encounter in Chedi? What does she do at that point?
4. What is Sita's reaction to Ravana once she has been kidnapped?
5. What does Ravana hear of Rama throughout the city? What is his impression?
6. Who arrives to save Sita in Ravana? What does he do to free her?
7. What moral lesson is relayed in the story of Draupadi?
8. What does a serpent give Nala in repayment for saving him?
9. What do the king and queen of Madurai do upon learning of the wrongs done to Kovalan in The Mispaired Anklet? What does Kannagi do?
10. Who named Ravana? Describe his family.
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