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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. The poem "Love is the Funeral Pyre" returns to the idea of burning away all that is ______.
(a) Constructive.
(b) Destructive.
(c) Divine.
(d) Beautiful.

2. Hafiz wrote his poems in the ______ century. However, dignitaries throughout the ages since, including the Queen of England consulted his works.
(a) Fifteenth.
(b) Sixteenth.
(c) Thirteenth.
(d) Fourteenth.

3. Hafiz sometimes includes himself in his poems in the _______ person as a way of signing them.
(a) First.
(b) Second.
(c) Third.
(d) Fourth.

4. Chapter one's poem's are more _______ and use imagery from nature, music, dining, fishing, hunting, etc.
(a) Elegant.
(b) Heavy-hearted.
(c) Complicated.
(d) Light-hearted.

5. _______ was a major part of Persian culture including such accomplished masters as Saadi, Attar, and Rumi.
(a) Sculpting.
(b) Painting.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Baking.

Short Answer Questions

1. The seventh chapter closes with praise of mediation in the poem "Let ______ Become Your Beautiful Lover".

2. Hafiz is known for his attempts to free people through intimacy with the divine from the control of ______.

3. The poem "A ______ Feather" is used to describe the process of going through flawed spiritual understanding before spiritual maturity.

4. Hafiz encourages believers to make themselves sources of love and hope in the poem "Like a Life-Giving _____".

5. Hafiz describes the situation of an insect and uses it to teach about compassion towards the weak in the poem "Courteous to the _____".

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens to Hafiz in "I Hold the Lion's Paw," according to this translation of Hafiz?

2. What is the ratio of copies of Hafiz's work in relation to the Quran in his own hometown city of Shiraz?

3. What is the imagery that Hafiz uses in the poem, "Someone Untied Your Camel"?

4. What is the permission that Hafiz grants the reader in "Get the Blame Straight," according to this translation of Hafiz?

5. What is being cultivated in the garden images as described in "Your Seed Pouch"?

6. Why were Hafiz's poems destroyed by the fundamentalist Islamic leadership?

7. What do people think was the source of Hafiz's wisdom in relation to the words that he chose to write?

8. What is the purpose of the poem, "Everywhere, " according to this translation of Hafiz?

9. What does Hafiz reveal about himself in "Mismatched Newlyweds," according to this translation?

10. What is the story which is being told in the poem, "The Difference Between," according to this translation of Hafiz?

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