Nectar in a Sieve Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapters 28, 29 and 30.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who helps Rukmani when she is in childbirth and then while she recovers from the delivery?
(a) Huntheri.
(b) Janaki.
(c) Kunthi.
(d) Kali.

2. When the bullock drops Rukmani and Nathan off in the city, how far are they from Koil Road?
(a) One mile.
(b) Fifteen miles.
(c) Ten miles.
(d) Three miles.

3. Who is Puli?
(a) The social worker who gives them shelter.
(b) The boy who leads the couple to their son's home.
(c) The priest at the temple.
(d) The doctor that their son works for.

4. Who do Nathan and Rukmani meet at the Collector's house?
(a) Kenny's former wife.
(b) The Collector himself.
(c) Their son's wife.
(d) The tannery's overseer.

5. Why is Rukmani's mother upset with the choice of Nathan as Rukmani's husband?
(a) She knows that Nathan is beneath them.
(b) She feels Nathan is an angry man.
(c) She does not want to let Rukmani go.
(d) She feels Rukmani is too young for marriage.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Rukmani and Nathan have almost earned enough money to return home, what does Rukmani buy from the vendor in celebration?

2. Where do Rukmani and Nathan go after leaving the doctor's house?

3. How much money do Rukmani and Nathan leave the village with?

4. Chapter 13 opens by describing an unwelcome event at the farm. What is happening?

5. Arjun and Thambi leave the village to work in Ceylon. Where are they working?

(see the answer key)

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