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Tayeb Salih
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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. What did the villagers begin to build at one point?
(a) A hospital.
(b) An army.
(c) A supermarket.
(d) A school.

2. What kind of life did the grandfather live?
(a) A tiring life.
(b) An acetic life.
(c) A comfortable life.
(d) A rich life.

3. Whose voice did the narrator hear when he walked by his grandfather's house?
(a) His father's.
(b) Mustafa's.
(c) His grandfather's.
(d) His grandmother's.

4. What did Mustafa cause to other young women?
(a) Hunger.
(b) Love of life.
(c) Disease.
(d) Suicide.

5. What does the narrator hear about Mustafa during the conversation in the train?
(a) That he was a fair student.
(b) That he was a brilliant teacher.
(c) That he killed many women.
(d) That he was the most brilliant student.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the narrator's sister think about Western women?

2. Who did Bint Mazjoub tell stories of?

3. What did Mustafa do when this influential man appeared?

4. How do the narrator and his grandfather feel about seeing each other?

5. Who was the public prosecutor at Mustafa's trial?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is being said about Western women during a conversation at the grandfather's house?

2. What does the narrator tell you about the steamer that brings him to his old village?

3. How can you tell that the village life seems unchanged to the narrator when he gets back after all those years?

4. Which woman did Mustafa meet at a party in Chelsea and what happened to her?

5. Whose story did the narrator interrupt when arriving at his grandfather's house one day and what was the story about?

6. How was Mustafa treated during his time in Cairo?

7. Does Mustafa Sa'eed become an obsession for the narrator?

8. What happened on the train one day, when the narrator works at the Department of Education in Khartoum?

9. What did Mustafa's school career look like?

10. What did Mustafa want for his sons?

(see the answer keys)

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