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. While the local shops struggle, one business flourishes. Which business is doing just fine?
(a) The tavern.
(b) The tannery.
(c) The inn.
(d) The hospital.

2. Rukmani is keeping a secret from her husband. What is her secret?
(a) She lost a child before their son was born.
(b) She is seeing Kenny romantically.
(c) She is working in the village to earn extra money.
(d) She is seeing Kenny for fertility treatments.

3. When the villagers learn that Rukmani can write, there are mixed reactions. Which one of the villagers marvels at Rukmani's writing skill?
(a) Kunthi.
(b) Biswas.
(c) Janaki.
(d) Kali.

4. Whose hut is completely destroyed by the monsoon?
(a) Kali's hut.
(b) Rukmani's hut.
(c) Kunthi's hut.
(d) Kenny's hut.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. At the beginning of Chapter 4, what news does Arjun bring to the family?

2. When the two women meet in the village late one night, what does Kunthi accuse Rukmani of?

3. What does Rukmani find while tending her small garden?

4. Who teaches Rukmani to read and write?

5. When Rukmani's mother is on her deathbed, who does her father send for?

(see the answer key)

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