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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Hafiz suggests that surrender is _____ in the poem "The Clay Bowl's Destiny" and is God's intent for life on earth.
(a) Weakness.
(b) Annihilation.
(c) Foolish.
(d) Freedom.

2. Hafiz uses a parrot as a metaphor to describe teachers with no _____ in the poem "The Diamond Takes Shape".
(a) Wisdom.
(b) Love.
(c) Knowledge.
(d) Humor.

3. In the poem "The Old _____", Hafiz suggests that people regard each other with the gentle care the instrumentalist gives to his instruments.
(a) Instrumentalist.
(b) Violin maker.
(c) Flautist.
(d) Musician.

4. According to Hafiz, "The Intelligent Man" is the one who does not trust ___________ in his life.
(a) Wealth.
(b) Women.
(c) God.
(d) Churches.

5. The poem "This _____" describes unity with God as a place from which one must invite others to join in.
(a) Separation.
(b) Love.
(c) Ecstasy.
(d) Union.

6. Hafiz speaks to that moment one can sit in the pain of longing and listen intently to God in the poem "When you can _____".
(a) Hear.
(b) Endure.
(c) Listen.
(d) Love.

7. The final poem of chapter ten is called "Too ______ " and describes the bliss of unity that Hafiz experiences.
(a) Fantastic.
(b) Blissful.
(c) Wonderful.
(d) Amazing.

8. "Love Lifts Me" is the response of the _________ who can defy gravity and gloom, according to Hafiz.
(a) Bird.
(b) God.
(c) Child.
(d) Woman.

9. "Lousy at ___________" is a poem about how God is a priceless jewel which is broken apart by man.
(a) Science.
(b) Sculpting.
(c) Math.
(d) Carving.

10. A person will be swallowed up by __________ if he does not find joyful work, according to Hafiz.
(a) A book.
(b) The waters.
(c) The world.
(d) Their ego.

11. Hafiz explains that his purpose in writing is to put words to the longing of human hearts in the poem "I Hope You Won't _____ This Old Man".
(a) Kill.
(b) Hit.
(c) Laugh at.
(d) Sue.

12. Who is getting ready for a cosmic celebration in "Then Winks" by Hafiz?
(a) Cockroach.
(b) Snake.
(c) Rabbit.
(d) Hafiz.

13. In the poem "_____Hear Watchdogs" Hafiz describes the idea that true believers don't feel they have to trick God into blessing them.
(a) B urglars.
(b) Poets.
(c) Lovers.
(d) Theives.

14. Hafiz uses the image of God as the ocean and anger is the thing that sinks men's boats in the poem called "The Great _____".
(a) Tide.
(b) Mariner.
(c) Captain.
(d) Expanse.

15. Hafiz refers to the things he will leave behind that he strove to be a steward for in the poem "Who Will Feed my _____".
(a) Dog.
(b) Camel.
(c) Goat.
(d) Cat.

Short Answer Questions

1. Hafiz describes people who don't know their own glory as "The Sun in ________" in one of his poems.

2. Chapter 21 opens with an invitation from God to dance in the poem "The God Who Only Knows ______ Words".

3. Hafiz describes the pain of seeing a decrease in love or understanding in the world in the poem "The ____ is Right".

4. Hafiz describes the ecstatic experience of his teacher's revelations of truth using the image of falling out of the windows in the poem "A _____ -Story House".

5. "The Tender Mouth" speaks of offering one's ___________ to Earth after death, as Hafiz describes it.

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