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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of eyes does Amina say Ahmad had that made her confess how she really was injured?
2. What part of Khadija do Yasin and Kamal make fun of her for?
(a) Her attitude.
(b) Her nose.
(c) Her body.
(d) Her hair.
3. What does Yasin tell his mother is the only way he will love her again when he visits her for the first time in the book?
(a) Meet him in secret.
(c) Drop her wedding plans.
(d) Give him money.
4. What does Fahmy tell Amina that he will do before getting married to Maryam?
(a) Graduate and get a job.
(b) Buy a ring.
(c) Buy a house.
(d) Graduate from school.
5. Where does Chapter 7 take place?
(a) Ezbekiya Garden.
(b) Ahmad's home.
(c) New Street.
(d) Ahmad's store.
6. What is the name of the sheikh that admonishes Ahmad for his adultery and drunkenness?
7. How old is Ahmad in Chapter 14 of the book?
8. What is the name of the matchmaker that visits Ahmad's store in Chapter 14?
(a) Umm Hanafi.
(b) Umm Maryam.
(c) Umm Ali.
9. Where does pain course through Amina after she is injured leaving a mosque?
(a) Her shoulder.
(b) Her stomach.
(c) Her head.
(d) Her leg.
10. Who are quarreling when Amina tells them she is leaving the house?
(a) Yasin and Aisha.
(b) Kamal and Fahmy.
(c) Khadija and Aisha.
(d) Khadija and Kamal.
11. What war does Fahmy talk about with his family members in Chapter 9?
(a) The Spanish War.
(c) The European War.
(d) The African War.
12. 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 loves her.
(c) That he hates her.
(d) That she isn't dead.
13. What does Amina ask God to forgive her husband for when she helps wash him after he gets home?
(a) His womanizing.
(b) His bad temper.
(c) His meanness.
(d) His drinking.
14. Who shares a dream about being pushed off a roof with her family?
15. What does Amina feel opening as she pleads with Ahmad about Aisha's marriage in Chapter 25?
(a) A black hole.
(b) A bottomless pit.
(c) The trash.
(d) Hell's gates.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following things are women not doing inside the mosque in Chapter 27?
2. What does Ahmad do to Amina after she has healed from her injury?
3. Who is described as "story hungry" in Chapter 9?
4. What does Khadija catch Aisha doing in Chapter 22 that explains her reasons for doting on her appearance?
5. Who does Ahmad insist get married first out of his children in Chapter 5?
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