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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Ahmad not learn about political situations from?
(a) Friends at soirees.
(c) His wife.
(d) Customers at his shop.
2. What is the name of the maid with whom Yasin cheats on his wife?
3. Who does the person who visits Ahmad in Chapter 36 wish for her son to marry?
4. Who does Yasin try to have sex with in Chapter 41?
(b) Umm Hanafi.
5. How does Ahmad describe himself that makes him unwilling to allow the women of his house outdoors?
6. Who gets married in Chapter 47?
7. Who does Yasin not invite to his wedding?
(a) His mother.
(b) His father.
8. What is the name of Yasin's new bride?
9. How does Kamal find the British troops rather than demonic?
(d) Funny looking.
10. What does Amina's mother believe should have happened when her sons bring her a pardon to return home?
(a) It should have come later.
(b) It should have happened earlier.
(c) Ahmad should have brought it.
(d) He should have never thrown her out.
11. What does Kamal become a regular at with the British troops in Chapter 64?
(a) The tea queue.
(b) Their bar meetings.
(c) Their church services.
(d) Their Sunday dinners.
12. Whose marriage does the Widow Shawcat arrange in Chapter 45?
(a) Aisha and Hasan's.
(b) Fahmy and Maryam's.
(c) Yasin and Haniya's.
(d) Ibrahim and Khadija's.
13. What are the prisoners that Ahmad reacts to in Chapter 53 arrested for?
(b) Reading the Qu'ran.
(d) Imposition of martial law.
14. What does the author say Fahmy is obsessed with in Chapter 52?
15. What does Fahmy do after the first martyrs fall to English bullets?
(b) Buys weapons.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has Ahmad often fantasized about the person who visits his store in Chapter 35?
2. Who is absent from coffee hour in Chapter 42?
3. How does Aisha dress when Amina, Khadija, and Kamal visit her in her new home after being married?
4. What does Iffat demand of Ahmad when he visits him in Chapter 60?
5. What does Amina wish to do for Khadija after growing concerned about her in Chapter 38?
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