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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. Which of the following things are women not doing inside the mosque in Chapter 27?
(a) Looking at the tombs.
(c) Touching the walls.
(d) Lighting candles.
2. Who is sent by Fahmy on a nighttime mission to Maryam's?
3. Who does Amina tell Fahmy will be the one they have a hard time getting to agree on his marriage to Maryam?
(b) Umm Maryam.
4. What is the name of the matchmaker that visits Ahmad's store in Chapter 14?
(a) Umm Maryam.
(b) Umm Ali.
(d) Umm Hanafi.
5. What is the relationship between Fahmy and Yasin in the book?
(d) Father and son.
Short Answer Questions
1. What title does Ahmad hold at the party he throws in Chapter 16?
2. What is the mock profession Ahmad's friends put on before leaving him in Chapter 16?
3. Who does Ahmad insist get married first out of his children in Chapter 5?
4. What is the name of Ahmad's assistant?
5. What is the name of Zubayda's rival in her profession?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Aisha's beauty regimine described in the book?
2. What is the nature of Yasin's complaints about his mother when he visits Ahmad in Chapter 17?
3. What is Kamal doing after leaving school in Chapter 8?
4. What is the nature of Khadija and Aisha's conversation regarding marriage in Chapter 5?
5. How does the family react when Fahmy asks Amina to arrange his marriage to Maryam?
6. How is Yasin's meeting with his mother described in Chapter 18?
7. How is Amina's mother described when she goes to stay with her during her exile?
8. How are the three visitors that come to Ahmad's home described?
9. How are Ahmad and Mme. Zubayda's interactions described in Chapter 14?
10. How does the family react to Ahmad's announcement that Aisha cannot marry in Chapter 26?
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