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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Yasin feel when he discovers his father cheating on his mother in Chapter 39?
(a) He is angry.
(b) He admires him.
(c) He is disgusted.
(d) He is sad.
2. Who goes to Ahmad's store and blurts out that he wants his mother to come home?
(d) Umm Hanafi.
3. Whose daughter does Ahmad announce Yasin will marry?
(d) Widow Shawcat's.
4. Who is discovered to have left the house at the end of Chapter 58?
5. Whose house does Yasin watch in Chapter 39?
6. What does Ahmad forbid Fahmy to do in Chapter 62?
(a) Get married.
(b) Get a job.
(c) Be politically involved.
(d) Go to school.
7. What does Amina wish to do for Khadija after growing concerned about her in Chapter 38?
(a) Brush her hair.
(b) Read to her.
(c) Take her to church.
(d) Read her fortune.
8. What is the content of the poem that Yasin is moved by?
(c) Women's demonstrations.
9. What is the name of Yasin's new bride?
10. Where does Kamal take refuge when strikers break down the schoolroom door at his school?
(a) Uncle Hamdan's store.
(b) Ali's Coffee Shop.
(c) Palace Walk.
(d) Costaki's Bar.
11. Who dies in Chapter 63?
12. What is Yasin filled with on the day of his wedding?
(a) Happiness and dread.
(b) Dread and regret.
(c) Relief and dread.
(d) Happiness and thankfulness.
13. Of what nationality is Yasin's new wife?
14. Who is the only one to have an appetite in the family in Chapter 57?
15. What is the name of Ahmad's friend that bemoans the burden of raising girls?
Short Answer Questions
1. What task does Aisha ask Khadija's help with in preparation for her wedding?
2. Who gets married in Chapter 47?
3. What day does Ahmad and his sons go to prayer service in Chapter 61?
4. How does Yasim's mother look when he tells her he loves her?
5. What does Ahmad invent in order not to admit that Yasin disobeys him?
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