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

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

3. When Rukmani's mother is on her deathbed, who does her father send for?
(a) The tribal chief.
(b) The village doctor.
(c) The temple priest.
(d) Rukmani's older sisters.

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

5. How does Rukmani address Nathan?
(a) She calls him "Nathan."
(b) She calls him "Sir."
(c) She calls him "Husband."
(d) She calls him "Master."

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the women wishes that the new company's workers will simply go away for good?

2. Whose hut is completely destroyed by the monsoon?

3. Who does Rukmani trust to find a suitable husband for Ira?

4. Who is the moneylender?

5. As the story opens, what is Rukmani dreaming of?

(see the answer key)

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