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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The Egyptian woman that is in love with Joseph is known as _______, clings to his shirt and tears it from his back.
2. Rumi's "story gets told in various ways" including all of the following except________. He recommends that others not get too close to him.
(a) A dirty joke.
(b) A funeral.
(c) A romance.
(d) A war.
3. Rumi states, in "The Prophets" no one knows if the _______ will sink or reach the harbor.
4. The writer continues to tell the reader to keep working, searching for __________ in the daily practice.
5. When Rumi died, he was mourned by members of all of the following religious groups except _______.
6. Rumi believes humans have an inherent instinct to be on a ___________, just a a bird is driven to fly.
7. Rumi refers to the field that develops between the formless source and form ______ a personified image.
(a) The father.
(b) The friend.
(c) The daughter.
(d) The mother.
8. The destination may be unclear for __________ understanding, according to Rumi, but one should walk anyway.
9. Jelaluddin Rumi was born in the remote town of _______ in what is now Afghanistan.
10. Rumi states that "the human shape is a _______ made of distraction and pain, trying to open the image of itself."
11. Rumi gives advice about how to deal with hardship, "The cure for the ______ is in the pain. Good and bad are mixed."
12. According to the book, when Rumi realized the greatness of Shams, he fell off his _______ unconscious.
13. Rumi urges the reader to let go of the _____, the covering clothes, and to be naked in the world, according to his writing.
14. Rumi instructs us to "consider what the prophets have done. ______ wore fire for an anklet, Moses spoke to the sea."
15. Rumi suggests not doing the work God sent you for is "like using a priceless Indian _____ to cut rotten meat."
Short Answer Questions
1. Rumi suggests "My _____ is from elsewhere. Whoever brought me here will have to take me home."
2. Rumi notes there is nothing worse than going to ______ without another person, the vague 'you.'
3. _______ was sold by his brothers into slavery in Egypt , gradually came to power there, and made a complicated trade route.
4. _________, according to Rumi, will tend to accumulate while the real work is going on elsewhere.
5. The ________ breath brings a presence, through the head to the heart, with a mantra, "God alone is real."
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