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. Who, besides his mother, accepts Sacrabani unconditionally?
(a) Nathan.
(b) Ira.
(c) Rukmani.
(d) Selvam.

2. What does Ira wear on her wedding day?
(a) Rukmani's red sari.
(b) A strand of mango leaves.
(c) Rukmani's purple sari.
(d) A red flower lei.

3. After learning that Nathan killed a cobra, Kali disagrees with his action. Why?
(a) Kali believes that cobras are sacred.
(b) Kali belives that killed cobras are reincarnated as evil people.
(c) Cobras are good luck.
(d) Cobras are territorial and now many more will come to the garden.

4. Which of the women wishes that the new company's workers will simply go away for good?
(a) Kunthi.
(b) Kali.
(c) Janaki.
(d) Rukmani.

5. Who comes to the farm to collect the rent?
(a) Janaki.
(b) Kunthi.
(c) Sivaji.
(d) Biswas.

Short Answer Questions

1. During their conversation in the village, Biswas tells Rukmani a rumor he heard from Kunthi. What is the rumor?

2. Before identifying the intruder in her house, what does Rukmani do?

3. When the doctor returns to the house, what do Rukmani and Nathan find surprising?

4. Whose child does Rukmani help birth?

5. In Chapter 23, Sivaji returns to the farm. What news does he bring to Nathan and Rukmani?

(see the answer key)

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