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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is described as the more beautiful of Amina's daughters?
2. What is Amina's husband's name?
3. What is the name of Ahmad's assistant?
4. What is the name of the widowed woman that the matchmaker says wants to become Ahmad's second wife?
5. What is the name of Amina's servant that helps her knead dough?
(b) Umm Hanafi.
(c) Umm Maryam.
6. What does Khadija catch Aisha doing in Chapter 22 that explains her reasons for doting on her appearance?
(a) Brushing her hair.
(b) Looking at the street.
(c) Practicing in the mirror.
7. How does Amina's mother describe her grandfather and father to suggest why evil cannot befall her?
(c) Good men.
8. What profession is the man that Yasin has learned his mother will marry in Chapter 17?
(a) A servant.
(b) A baker.
(c) A teacher.
(d) A doctor.
9. What does Amina feel transformed into when entering a mosque?
(a) Pure spirit.
(b) Something sweeter.
(c) A saint.
(d) Heaven bound.
10. How does Amina react when Fahmy asks her to arrange his marriage to Maryam?
11. Who is sent by Fahmy on a nighttime mission to Maryam's?
12. Where does Amina go after leaving Ahmad's home?
(a) Ezbekiya Garden.
(b) Goldsmith's Bazaar.
(c) Her childhood home.
(d) Palace Walk.
13. What is Yasin on the prowl for in Chapter 12?
14. What instrument does Ahmad play expertly?
(b) A violin.
(c) A drum.
(d) A guitar.
15. What does Yasin say he can no longer pretend regarding his mother when he visits Ahmad in Chapter 17?
(a) That she doesn't exist.
(b) That he hates her.
(c) That she isn't dead.
(d) That he loves her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of eyes does Amina say Ahmad had that made her confess how she really was injured?
2. What is wrong with Ahmad in Chapter 3 that makes noises anger him?
3. Who suggests that Amina tell Ahmad that she fell down the stairs to explain her broken bone?
4. What is the mock profession Ahmad's friends put on before leaving him in Chapter 16?
5. What is the name of the gathering that all of Ahmad's family has at sunset except for him?
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