The Illuminated Rumi Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through There Is a Breathing.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Sufis are loved the world over for reminding us that the glory is our ______ reality and the opposite is a kind of language for expressing it.
(a) Outer.
(b) Surface.
(c) Lower.
(d) Inner.

2. The man compares himself to a __________ in the sunrise, saying that he is lost in his lover's reflection.
(a) Sapphire.
(b) Ruby.
(c) Diamond.
(d) Emerald.

3. In a poem, Rumi asks the lion of the ________ to roar and rend open the writer, according to the content of the poem.
(a) Lion.
(b) Tiger.
(c) Bear.
(d) Horse.

4. Rumi gives a definition for what we are, "You are the strange business. You have the energy of the ______ in you."
(a) Sun.
(b) Moon.
(c) Son.
(d) Stars.

5. In one of the poems Rumi states, "We are charlatans... or maybe just a ______ hair brush in a painter's hand."
(a) Camel's.
(b) Dog's.
(c) Goat's.
(d) Horse's.

Short Answer Questions

1. Rumi's poetry can be thought of as a conversation with _______, a discussion of what it is to be together in God.

2. Rumi met his companion Shams of _______ , described as a "street boddhisattva", in the marketplace.

3. Anger is the main topic that Rumi explores in the poem entitled "A ______ Sky Hates the Moon."

4. Rumi believes humans have an inherent instinct to be on a ___________, just a a bird is driven to fly.

5. Shams asks Rumi who is greater, Muhammad the messenger of God, or ______ a mystic who claimed to be one with God.

(see the answer key)

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