Season of Migration to the North Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Tayeb Salih
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what has the narrator earned a doctorate?
(a) Literature.
(b) Engineering.
(c) Law.
(d) Medicine.

2. How did Mustafa feel when he grew up?
(a) Tired.
(b) Sad.
(c) Free.
(d) Scared.

3. What did Mustafa suffer from?
(a) Wanderlust.
(b) Boredom.
(c) A chronic disease.
(d) Suicidal thoughts.

4. Who told the narrator about Wad's marriage plans?
(a) Wad himself.
(b) Grandfather.
(c) Mustafa.
(d) Father.

5. Who was Mustafa's only relative?
(a) His aunt.
(b) His brother.
(c) His mother.
(d) His father.

6. What does the narrator invite Mustafa to after their introduction?
(a) To cookies.
(b) To tea.
(c) To juice.
(d) To coffee.

7. What does the subject turn to during the narrator's visit to the group of people, a month after the train conversation?
(a) Murder.
(b) Divorce.
(c) Mixed drinks.
(d) Mixed marriages.

8. Who does the narrator remember when he sees his favorite tree?
(a) His best friend.
(b) His brother.
(c) His grandfather.
(d) His father.

9. What happened to Mustafa during the big flooding?
(a) He saved a lot of people.
(b) He got married.
(c) He didn't return home.
(d) He lost his house.

10. Who should be given the key to the triangular room eventually?
(a) Mustafa's mother.
(b) The narrator.
(c) Mustafa's wife.
(d) Mustafa's sons.

11. What is the name of the strange man in the village?
(a) Mustafa.
(b) Mahjoub.
(c) Koran.
(d) Mahmoud.

12. How does the narrator think Mustafa died?
(a) By drowning or disease.
(b) By disease or suicide.
(c) By disease or suffocation.
(d) By drowning or suicide.

13. How many years after Mustafa's death did the narrator go to work at the Department of Education in Khartoum?
(a) Four years.
(b) Three years.
(c) Two years.
(d) One year.

14. What was presumed about Mustafa during the big flooding?
(a) That he lost his wife.
(b) That he lost his children.
(c) That he drowned.
(d) That he moved.

15. Who joins the narrator when he is drinking with Mahjoub one day?
(a) Grandfather.
(b) Sa'eed.
(c) Mustafa.
(d) Mahmoud.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is telling a story when the narrator arrives at his grandfather's house?

2. What did the narrator do after leaving Mustafa's house the night Mustafa told his story?

3. When were rooms added to the grandfather's house?

4. What else does the man on the train talk to the narrator about?

5. Who does the narrator visit a month after the conversation on the train?

(see the answer keys)

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