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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Rumi compares his soul to a drop in a spiritual _________ saying that it is always a certain season the human soul.
2. Rumi says to give up wanting what others hand and says that the day is a __________ day, according to his writing.
(b) Self aware.
3. The poets asks for a __________ to climb into the Friend, and the response is that this item is in the person's head.
4. The poet states that ________ don't prepare us for the journey we all have to make, according to one of the poems.
5. The poet says the reader is what every religion intends, urging _______ from love and from weeping.
6. The ________ speaking scripture brings the dead students of scripture to life, according to Rumi.
7. The poet says the he would die into _______, as clouds might disappear into the sun, according to his writings.
(d) The moon.
8. Rumi asks the reader to make a __________, abhorring spiritual windowshoppers who are not giving fully of themselves.
(c) Blood oath.
9. Then, according to Rumi, the student felt love and became the __________ cast by the light of the teacher.
10. The poet speaks of being locked in a _________ and of someone who brings him good and forgives him.
11. Rumi speaks of the surrendering to __________ which brings light to all one's flaws, within one of his poems.
12. When one begins to break down, Rumi says this is _________ and a feeling of being outside of time.
13. The poet calls out for his _____'s return and to re-live their union during the course of one of his poems.
14. Rumi's poem begins by stating that this state of being is the only _______ of which he knows.
15. Rumi notes that everywhere a reader goes, they will perceive others as they themselves are, just as a _________ will ignore the amazing city of Baghdad.
Short Answer Questions
1. Rumi became joyous, and then died, and then became a fool, according to his writing, and then became scattered _________.
2. Barks compares humans talking about God to fish talking about the _________, in his commentary.
3. Rumi talks to the reader about the desired kiss as the _________ coming up into the lips of a person.
4. Barks writes in the commentary that Rumi was asked once why we wrote so much since he valued ___________.
5. When the poet talks about tearing down the ___________, he is talking about tearing down the self.
This section contains 455 words
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