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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. What number does Balram describe as one that Muslims think is a magic number that represents their god in "The First Night"?
(a) 9.
(b) 315.
(c) 7.
(d) 786.

2. What is the name of Balram's grandmother?
(a) Kishan.
(b) Uma.
(c) Anastasia.
(d) Kusum.

3. Where do Ashok and Pinky Madam go to eat after their fight on her birthday in “The Fourth Night”?
(a) Bennigan's.
(b) T.G.I. Friday's.
(c) The Olive Garden.
(d) Applebees.

4. What Hindu goddess does Balram describe in a white sari with gold sovereigns dripping to her feet in "The First Night"?
(a) Indra.
(b) Lakshmi.
(c) Agni.
(d) Soma.

5. How many ring roads does Balram describe in Beijing in “The Fourth Night”?
(a) 7.
(b) 9.
(c) 5.
(d) 12.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the conclusion of his letter in “The Fourth Night,” Balram writes, "Yes, that's right: we all live in the world's greatest" what?

2. What is the Great Socialist's party's symbol?

3. What was Balram's father's profession?

4. What color headbands are the protesters wearing in "The Second Night"?

5. How much does the toothpaste cost that Balram buys in “The Fourth Night”?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Balram compare Mr. Ashok and Mukesh Sir in "The Second Night"?

2. What does Balram realize during his visit to his family in Laxmangarh in "The Second Night"?

3. How does the author develop the theme/motif of darkness and light in "The Fourth Morning"?

4. What is the significance of the last line in Balram's letter in "The First Night"?

5. Who is Ram Persad and what relationship does Balram form when him when they first meet?

6. What is significant about the references to "Murder Weekly" in the novel?

7. How do the events of Pinky Madam's birthday begin in "The Fourth Night"?

8. Where is Bangalore located? What is the significance of this setting in The White Tiger?

9. What is the significance of the t-shirt that Balram purchases in "The Fourth Night"?

10. What essential exposition is introduced by the author in "The First Night"?

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