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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. About what does Amer warn Zohra?
(a) The regular checks by the city police.
(b) Mansour's intentions.
(c) Tolba's mistrust of her.
(d) Sarhan's intentions.
2. What pervades the group that gathers to listen to Umm Kulthum?
3. Who owns Wagdi's old residence?
(a) Mme. Flousey.
(b) Mme. Coulette.
(c) Sir Bedouin.
(d) Mme. Mariana.
4. What do all of the three younger boarders declare?
(a) Support for the Revolution.
(b) They will not fight for any regime.
(c) Support for the regime currently in power.
(d) They were moving to the United States.
5. Why is Hosny slightly jealous of Zohra?
(a) He isn't jealous.
(b) That her brother cares enough to come get her.
(c) That she is learning to read.
(d) That she has so many admirers.
6. What do Amer and Mariana compare?
(a) The cost of living from when they were younger to now.
(b) The way the house used to be compared to now.
(c) The number and success of their grandchildren.
(d) Their complaints about aging.
7. Who does Sarhan decide he is going to marry?
(a) No one.
(c) The girl his parents have chosen.
8. What does Amer think of Marzug?
(a) As brilliant.
(b) As annoying.
(c) As wise.
(d) As quite interesting.
9. What is the bond between Amer and Mansour?
10. What does Amer wish about one mistake he made?
(a) He had badly injured someone.
(b) It had ended his marriage.
(c) It had not precluded his having offspring.
(d) It had gotten him into a bad marriage.
11. Who was Wagdi's late master?
(b) The Pasha
(c) Abu Wadi.
12. What does Hosny do as he speeds through the city?
(a) Swears at Sarhan.
(b) Stops and visits his regular madames.
(c) Screams out his frustrations.
(d) Runs from the police.
13. What does Hosny think of Zohra as she is making his bed?
(a) She is not that good looking.
(b) She would be a good wife.
(c) She is serious.
(d) She is hoping he will seduce her.
14. What is Hosny doing when Amer checks on noise in the hall?
(a) Leading an irate woman away.
(b) Singing off key at the top of his voice.
(c) Hitting a punch bag.
(d) Playing a guitar.
15. Who announces Sarhan's murder?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Hosny think he should keep busy?
2. How does Marzug once arrive at a party?
3. What is Marzug to Mariana?
4. Who does Hosny take driving?
5. From whom does Zohra turn down a marriage proposal.
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