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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. Ravana is first known by what name?
2. Who is referred to as the god of fire in Nala?
3. What beautiful young princess does a poet tell Nala about when visiting?
4. Which of Rama's brothers does Viswamitra invite to accompany him to help protect sacrifices that are being meddled with by demons?
5. What does the serpent's venom do to Nala?
(a) Makes him hallucinate.
(b) Changes his appearance.
(c) Kills him.
(d) Makes him bleed.
Short Answer Questions
1. Shiva's assistant curses Ravana and tells him that _______ will bring about his demise.
2. What does Nala save a serpent from in Nala?
3. To what town do Kovalan and his wife move once he has lost everything?
4. Who tells Savitri that she should not marry the man she desires because he can see the future?
5. Who is Ravana's sister that enters his chamber claiming that Rama has attacked her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who arrives to save Sita in Ravana? What does he do to free her?
2. What does Savitri do when her husband's death is coming near in Savitri?
3. What does a serpent give Nala in repayment for saving him?
4. What causes the downfall of Kovalan in The Mispaired Anklet?
5. What is Sita's reaction to Ravana once she has been kidnapped?
6. Who is Savitri's father with when she announces who she chooses for a husband? What is his reply?
7. Who comes to order Ravana to stop moving a mountain? What is his response?
8. What gods assist Nala's brother in tricking Nala? How and why?
9. Describe the figure of Valmiki. What great work did he compose?
10. Who named Ravana? Describe his family.
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