Nectar in a Sieve Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapters 24 and 25.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Old Granny die from?
(a) A fall.
(b) Starvation.
(c) Infection.
(d) A beating .

2. Why does Ira's husband refuse to take her back?
(a) He no longer loves her.
(b) She is still barren.
(c) He has taken a new wife.
(d) He feels like he failed her.

3. How many nights does the monsoon last?
(a) Ten.
(b) Eight.
(c) Twelve.
(d) Four.

4. Who helps Selvam obtain his new position?
(a) Biswas.
(b) Kunthi.
(c) Arjun.
(d) Kenny.

5. At the beginning of Chapter 5, what does Kenny do for the first time?
(a) He builds a house in the village.
(b) He visits Rukmani's home.
(c) He hires Nathan as an assistant.
(d) He delivers a baby by Caesarean section.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much money is in Ira's dowry?

2. How old is Ira when she is given in marriage?

3. Arjun and Thambi leave the village to work in Ceylon. Where are they working?

4. How does Nathan characterize Rukmani?

5. Which of Rukmani's sons actually dies from starvation?

(see the answer key)

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