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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following descriptions was not given to Yasin to describe him in Chapter 60?
(a) Too weak to tame a wife.
(b) Unable to save himself.
2. What is the name of Ahmad's friend that bemoans the burden of raising girls?
3. Who visits Ahmad at his store at the beginning of Chapter 35?
(a) Umm Maryam.
(b) Umm Hanafi.
4. What is Fahmy terrified to see puddles of at al-Husayn?
5. What does Ahmad feel singled out by the preacher's call to at prayer service?
(d) Preaching to others.
6. What does Fahmy do after the first martyrs fall to English bullets?
(c) Buys weapons.
7. What does Yasim complain to Fahmy about his marriage in Chapter 48?
(a) His wife is mean.
(b) He hates being confined.
(c) He is bored.
(d) His wife is ugly.
8. On whom does most of the household burdens fall after Amina is evicted?
9. What does Ahmad forbid Fahmy to do in Chapter 62?
(a) Be politically involved.
(b) Get married.
(c) Get a job.
(d) Go to school.
10. Whose marriage does the Widow Shawcat arrange in Chapter 45?
(a) Yasin and Haniya's.
(b) Ibrahim and Khadija's.
(c) Fahmy and Maryam's.
(d) Aisha and Hasan's.
11. Whose daughter does Ahmad announce Yasin will marry?
(a) Widow Shawcat's.
12. What task does Aisha ask Khadija's help with in preparation for her wedding?
(a) Fixing her hair.
(b) Doing her makeup.
(c) Making bed sheets.
(d) Sewing the wedding gown.
13. Who is the only one to have an appetite in the family in Chapter 57?
14. What is Kamal doing in a circle of soldiers in Chapter 59?
15. What does the author say Fahmy is obsessed with in Chapter 52?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who visits Ahmad in Chapter 36 and gives him a verbal pounding?
2. Who particularly sees trouble in the actions of Yasin's new wife after they are married?
3. What does Ahmad say Yasim is useless in when referring to him as "Haniya's son"?
4. What does Kamal accept from Khalil although he resents him in Chapter 43?
5. Who does the person who visits Ahmad in Chapter 36 wish for her son to marry?
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