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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Sultana's friend's father allow her?
2. Which of these describes the wedding ceremony?
3. Why did Sultana's mother-in-law make amends with Sultana?
4. The following day Asad announced what?
5. When the king chose not to punish Kareem's brother, Sultana's mother-in-law came to believe what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where did the couple go for their honeymoon?
2. Describe Ali's return home and his behavior upon his return.
3. How did Kareem's mother and Sultana get into a fight?
4. How did the king die?
5. How did Sultana react to Kareem's request to marry again?
6. Describe Sultana's wedding ceremony.
7. What did Sultana learn about female circumcision?
8. How did Sultana feel about Kareem?
9. What story did Sultana learn while in the hospital?
10. What did Sultana learn from a woman she met on the flight to London?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sultana and Kareem's marriage was tested.
Part 1) How was their marriage tested? How did they both deal with the troubles in their marriage? Explain.
Part 2) What role did their culture play in these problems? How did they both break tradition to save their marriage and love for each other?
Part 3) What would you do to protect a relationship with someone you love? How can you relate to Sultana and Kareem?
Essay Topic 2
Sultana married her cousin, Kareem.
Part 1) Describe the arrangement of their marriage. How was it different from Sara's weddings? Why? How does this compare to the preparations of a wedding in our culture?
Part 2) Describe the relationship. How was this unique? How was their relationship tested? How was their relationship foreshadowed?
Part 3) Did this marriage give hope for other couples in the Saudi Arabian culture? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Sultana was sad at the end of the book.
Part 1) Why was she sad? How was this feeling of sadness carried throughout the book?
Part 2) Was there any hope for Sultana's life, her children, and her culture, according to Sultana? Why or why not? Do you believe there was hope for them? Why or why not?
Part 3) How has this book affected you, your view of Middle Eastern culture, and our own country? Why?
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