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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. Why does Sarhan want to cultivate a relationship with Mansour?
(a) Sarhan does not say if he wants to cultivate a friendship with Mansour.
(b) Because Mansour is generous with picking up the tab at restaurants.
(c) Because of Mansour's brother who is a policeman.
(d) Because Mansour reminds Sarhan of Sarhan's dead brother.
2. What does Tolba point out about the Soviet bloc?
(a) The economic upswing going on.
(b) The lack of integrity.
(c) The lack of religion.
(d) The poverty.
3. How long has it been since Mansour has seen Fawzi before now?
(a) 10 years.
(b) 1 month.
(c) 2 years.
(d) 2 weeks.
4. Who is Zohra with when Sarhand sees her after visiting with his friend Rafat?
(a) An old Greek woman.
(b) An elderly man who might be her grandfather.
(c) A young man about her age.
(d) A little boy.
5. What are Ali and Sarhan planning?
(a) To highjack a truckload of money.
(b) To highjack a truckload of clothing.
(c) To highjack a truckload of dried beans.
(d) To highjack a truckload of yarn.
Short Answer Questions
1. What plan of Zohra's does Mansour approve?
2. What does Amer think about faith and doubt?
3. What does Mansour offer Zohra when she brings him tea?
4. Who does Mariana thwart from interacting with Zohra?
5. Where does Mansour think Zohra should do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mansour impulsively do when he meets Doreya at the zoo?
2. What is Mansour's further impression of Zohra and how does he feel towards her?
3. Wat does Sarhan say about the Umm Kulthum concert?
4. Describe Mansour's version of the altercation in the hallway between an unknown woman, Zohra and Sarhan.
5. What does Mansour do when he learns of Fawzi's arrest?
6. Why is Mansour at the Miramar and how does he feel about that?
7. How does Mansour react to Sarhan's announcement that he intends to marry Aleya?
8. What do Mansour and Amer discuss one night?
9. Why does Doreya say Mansour is four years too late and what is his response?
10. What does Sarhan say about Mariana when he asks to rent a room and how does Zohra act when she sees him at the Miramar?
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