The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Arundhati Roy
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2: "Khwabgah" (pages 62-99) and Chapter 3: "The Nativity".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does "la ilaha" (13) translate to in English?
(a) "Praise Allah."
(b) "Allah as God."
(c) "There is no God."
(d) "The love of God."

2. Where was Saddam Hussein fired from when he came to the cemetery?
(a) The bakery.
(b) The mortuary.
(c) The bank.
(d) The school.

3. Who was the love of Hazrat Sarmad Shaheed's life for whom he traveled to Delhi?
(a) Abhay Chand.
(b) Zainab.
(c) Nimmo Gorakhpuri.
(d) Amrik Singh.

4. What did Anjum name the little three-year-old girl she found on the steps of Jama Masjid?
(a) Amrik.
(b) Musa.
(c) Zainab.
(d) Arifa.

5. Who does the narrator say moved in with Anjum at her home in the cemetery in Chapter 2?
(a) Zakir Mian.
(b) Biplab Dasgupta.
(c) Mulaqat Ali.
(d) Amrik Singh.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 2, Anjun recalls the government army having shouted "Only one place for the Mussalman! The graveyard or" (66) where?

2. Whose death haunted Anjum as she tried to sleep in Chapter 3?

3. What word in Chapter 2 refers to a Muslim religious ascetic who lives on alms?

4. How is gender applied to Urdu?

5. Why does the narrator say that "Not many noticed the passing of the friendly old birds" (5) in the Prologue?

(see the answer key)

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