Nectar in a Sieve Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Kamala Purnaiya Taylor
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapter 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old is their daughter before Nathan finally starts taking an interest in her?
(a) Three years.
(b) Twelve weeks.
(c) Two weeks.
(d) Ten months.

2. Whose child does Rukmani help birth?
(a) Janaki's child.
(b) Biswas's child.
(c) Kali's child.
(d) Kunthi's child.

3. Why do the village women think Kunthi is quieter and more reserved than the rest of the women?
(a) Kunthi misses her family.
(b) Kunthi married beneath her.
(c) Kunthi is ashamed of her husband.
(d) Kunthi doesn't approve of the other women.

4. How long is Rukmani away from the house while helping the woman in labor?
(a) Fifteen hours.
(b) Two days.
(c) Four hours.
(d) One day.

5. What nickname does Nathan call Rukmani?
(a) Ruku.
(b) Mani.
(c) Dear one.
(d) Wife.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why are some people surprised when they look at Nathan and Rukmani's daughter?

2. Where is Rukmani when she meets the other women?

3. Why do Rukmani's parents arrange her marriage to Nathan?

4. Who helps Rukmani when she is in childbirth and then while she recovers from the delivery?

5. How long is Rukmani in the Nathan's village before finally meeting some of the other women?

(see the answer key)

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