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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Amina react when Fahmy asks her to arrange his marriage to Maryam?
2. What is Maryam's family name?
3. Who does Ahmad insist get married first out of his children in Chapter 5?
4. Who is the first character seen in Chapter 8?
5. Who is named second in command of the house while Amina rests from her injury?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Yasin's mother do joyfully when he visits her for the first time in the book?
2. How does Amina feel after she starts supervising the household from bed?
3. How many years has Amina been married to her husband?
4. Who is described as "story hungry" in Chapter 9?
5. Who are quarreling when Amina tells them she is leaving the house?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Aisha stand alone at her window each morning?
2. What happens to Amina after her broken collarbone has healed?
3. How is Ahmad's daily ritual each morning described?
4. How does the family react to Ahmad's announcement that Aisha cannot marry in Chapter 26?
5. What is the nature of Khadija and Aisha's conversation regarding marriage in Chapter 5?
6. How are Ahmad's actions to those outside his household described?
7. How does Amina's sons react when they come to visit her at her mother's house just after her exile?
8. How is Aisha's beauty regimine described in the book?
9. What is the nature of Yasin's complaints about his mother when he visits Ahmad in Chapter 17?
10. How are Ahmad and Mme. Zubayda's interactions described in Chapter 14?
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