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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens before Mahound will enter Jahilia?
2. What causes the rumor that Hind is using witchcraft?
3. In his dream, what do the look-alike Hyacinths call Chamcha?
4. What happens to the butterflies?
5. Why is Dr. Simba arrested?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a paper expressing your opinion about the meaning of the Archangel Gibreel only being able to do what people who call him want him to do. What is that saying about religion?
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay about organized demonstrations as a means of social change. Use the demonstration on behalf of Uhura Simba and the human chain for peace as examples. Then refer to real life demonstrations that have either succeeded or failed. Some examples you might want to research and include are the demonstrations led by Gandhi in India and the American Civil Rights movement in the 1960s.
Essay Topic 3
Write a paper on the conflict between religions. Al-Lat represents polytheism as opposed to the monotheism of Mahound. Although Al-Lat is defeated by Gibreel, is that only because the Imam wills it? Khalid seems to have destroyed Al-Lat, but in the end, she is still there. Discuss this conflict in detail and how it relates to the real world.
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