Nectar in a Sieve Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapters 8, 9, 10 and 11.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where is Rukmani when she meets the other women?
(a) At the brook.
(b) In the village.
(c) In the fields.
(d) In her home.

2. When Rukmani becomes sick as she leaves her parents' home, what is her new husband's reaction?
(a) He ignores her.
(b) He yells at her.
(c) He soothes her.
(d) He returns to her parents' home.

3. How many older sisters does Rukmani have?
(a) Three.
(b) Four.
(c) Two.
(d) One.

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

5. At the beginning of Chapter 4, what news does Arjun bring to the family?
(a) He is leaving the village.
(b) Hundreds of strange men have come into the village.
(c) He is getting married.
(d) His brother has been killed.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the moneylender?

2. After the monsoon, what does the family gather when they drain the rice terraces?

3. Why does Rukmani stay until her friend's baby is delivered?

4. What do Rukmani and her mother do whenever Rukmani travels back to her childhood home?

5. While the local shops struggle, one business flourishes. Which business is doing just fine?

(see the answer key)

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