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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Hosny think of Mansour?
(a) That he is very smart.
(b) That he is diffident.
(c) That he is ugly.
(d) That he is untrustworthy.
2. What is Marzug to Mariana?
(a) Her brother-in-law.
(b) Her brother.
(c) A former lover.
(d) Her landlord.
3. What amuses Hosny about a commotion the hall?
(a) That a woman is assaulting Sarhan.
(b) That Zohra is hiding behind Amer.
(c) That Zohra has just slapped Tolba.
(d) That Mariana is hitting Sarhan with a broom.
4. What does Zohra begin with a tenant on the fifth floor?
(a) Art lessons.
(b) Fighting lessons.
(c) Reading lessons.
(d) Music lessons.
5. What happened in Azhar in 1919?
(a) The Nile floods the town.
(b) There is a plague that decimates the town.
(c) There is a terrible earthquake.
(d) The British invade.
6. For what is Amer famous?
(a) As an architect.
(b) As a journalist.
(c) As a singer.
(d) As a painter.
7. Who does Hosny feel is beneath him socially?
(a) Just Sarhan.
(b) No one.
(c) Amer, Tolba and Sarhan.
(d) Just Amer.
8. What is Hosny doing when Amer checks on noise in the hall?
(a) Singing off key at the top of his voice.
(b) Hitting a punch bag.
(c) Playing a guitar.
(d) Leading an irate woman away.
9. What helps the group gathering?
(a) Sarhan telling a funny joke.
(c) Zohra serving limeade.
(d) Mariana serving snacks.
10. Where does Hosny go for a night of alcohol and sex?
(a) Mahmoud's place.
(b) Safeya's place.
(c) Chariots Hotel.
11. What pervades the group that gathers to listen to Umm Kulthum?
12. Who does Hosny drive to Mazarita?
(c) The woman who had been hitting Sarhan.
13. From whom does Zohra turn down a marriage proposal.
14. Who does Zohra distrust?
15. What does Sarhan relate?
(a) A series of gossip items about a woman who used to work at the Miramar.
(b) Endless jokes.
(c) A story about the mayor of Sarhan's birth city.
(d) A story about his brother and a prostitute.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hosny order his Maltese madam to do?
2. Of what does Hosny become convinced after talking with Mariana about Zohra?
3. Which of the boarders is a 30-year-old peasant?
4. What is the bond between Amer and Mansour?
5. Where does Hosny pick up a girl?
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