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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was The Struggle for Existence in Human Society published?
(a) 1823.
(b) 1845.
(c) 1888.
(d) 1899.

2. Who wrote A Passage to India?
(a) E. M. Forster.
(b) Henri Baudet.
(c) V. W. Richards.
(d) Henry Thomas Colebrooke.

3. How many books are estimated to have been written dealing with the Near Orient between 1800 and 1950?
(a) 50,000.
(b) 100,000.
(c) 25,000.
(d) 60,000.

4. Of whom did Sir Hamilton Gibb say at in his obituary notice in 1962, he "never ceased to seek out in later Islamic literature and devotion" (264)?
(a) Eduard Sachau.
(b) Louis Massignon.
(c) Henry Thomas Colebrooke.
(d) Claude Levi-Strauss.

5. Who does the author assert "sought liberation for himself outside the orthodox community by asking for, and finally getting, the very crucifixion refused by islam as a whole"?
(a) Al-Hallaj.
(b) Claude Levi-Strauss.
(c) Eduard Sachau.
(d) Henry Thomas Colebrooke.

6. When was William Muir's The Caliphate, Its Rise, Decline and Fall published?
(a) 1865.
(b) 1800.
(c) 1798.
(d) 1891.

7. When was Reinhard Dozy born?
(a) 1902.
(b) 1815.
(c) 1820.
(d) 1802.

8. Who is the author of Heart of Darkness?
(a) Barthelemy d'Herbelot.
(b) Joseph Conrad.
(c) Simon Ockley.
(d) Anquetil-Duperron.

9. Who wrote La Tentation de Stain Antione?
(a) Gustave Flaubert.
(b) Anquetil-Duperron.
(c) Simon Ockley.
(d) Barthelemy d'Herbelot.

10. Who authored The Biology of British Politics in 1904?
(a) Charles Harvey.
(b) Henri Baudet.
(c) V. W. Richards.
(d) E. M. Forster.

11. Who rote The Romantic Agony?
(a) Sir William Jones.
(b) Barthelemy d'Herbelot.
(c) Claude Levi-Strauss.
(d) Mario Praz.

12. When was the National Defense Education Act established that linked the Social Science Research Council and Middle Eastern Studies?
(a) 1939.
(b) 1958.
(c) 1962.
(d) 1945.

13. The author notes in Chapter 3 that "The first Orientalist congress was organized and held in Paris" in what year (261)?
(a) 1873.
(b) 1832.
(c) 1789.
(d) 1899.

14. What name refers to the war between Egypt, Syria and Israel that mostly took place in the Sinai and the Golan Heights?
(a) 1973.
(b) 1989.
(c) 1889.
(d) 1965.

15. When does the author describe the political and military heyday of Islam, when it dominated both East and West?
(a) From the sixth century to the eighth century.
(b) From the eighth century to the tenth century.
(c) From the third century to the fifteenth century.
(d) From the eighth century to the sixteenth century.

Short Answer Questions

1. Over what years were the volumes of William Muir's Life of Mahomet published?

2. When was the essay "L'Occident devant l"orient: Primaute d'une Solution Culturelle" published?

3. Who wrote History of Intellectual Development on the Lines of Modern Evolution in 1897-1901?

4. When did Cuvier publish Le Regne Animal?

5. What is William Muir cited as saying "are the most stubborn enemies of Civilisation, Liberty, and the Truth which the world has yet known" (151)?

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