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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of worker was the man that wooed Yasin's mother and ruined his childhood?
(a) A doctor.
(b) A servant.
(c) A fruit merchant.
(d) A cook.
2. Which of the following things are women not doing inside the mosque in Chapter 27?
(a) Lighting candles.
(b) Looking at the tombs.
(d) Touching the walls.
3. Who has been standing at her bedroom window for months yearning for a young police officer that walks by?
4. What handicap does Amina's mother have?
(a) She can't walk.
(b) She is deaf.
(c) She has one arm.
(d) She is blind.
5. For what does Ahmad try to hire the woman who comes to his store after the matchmaker?
(a) As a dancer.
(b) As a cook.
(c) As a prostitute.
(d) As a singer.
6. What kind of coops does Amina keep on her roof?
(c) Pigeon and chicken.
(d) Doves and ducks.
7. Who is described as the more beautiful of Amina's daughters?
8. What is the name of Ahmad's assistant?
9. Who is named second in command of the house while Amina rests from her injury?
10. Who suggests to Amina that Aisha's engagement be allowed until Khadija is married first?
11. What is the name of the neighbor girl who Fahmy watches do chores from the roof?
12. Where does Chapter 7 take place?
(a) Ezbekiya Garden.
(b) New Street.
(c) Ahmad's home.
(d) Ahmad's store.
13. Which of the following does Yasin not do to forget his mother in Chapter 13?
(a) Gets drunk.
(b) Pines for Maryam.
(c) Curses his fate.
(d) Worries about his inheritance.
14. How does Amina react when Fahmy asks her to arrange his marriage to Maryam?
15. At what age was Yasin removed from his father's house?
Short Answer Questions
1. For what reason must Aisha make her confession, according to Khadija in Chapter 22?
2. What instrument does Ahmad play expertly?
3. What does Khadija catch Aisha doing in Chapter 22 that explains her reasons for doting on her appearance?
4. What is Amina's husband's name?
5. What does Ahmad say when Amina asks him about Fahmy marrying Maryam?
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