Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society Test | Final Test - Easy

Lila Abu-Lughod
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the year when the Haj had his first romance?
(a) 1950.
(b) 1951.
(c) 1952.
(d) 1949.

2. What part of the body was frequently mentioned in ghinnawas?
(a) Back.
(b) Heart.
(c) Eye.
(d) Arm.

3. What was the only thing that Lila was usually able to tape record?
(a) Funerals.
(b) Wedding festivities.
(c) Business transactions.
(d) Private concerts.

4. What was the theme of the first song and poem Fayga shared with Lila?
(a) Dissatisfaction with her husband.
(b) The longing to marry another.
(c) Undesirability of polygyny.
(d) Her unhappiness living in her mother's tent.

5. What is revealed in Awlad 'Ali poetry?
(a) Shame.
(b) Bitterness.
(c) Anger.
(d) Vulnerability.

6. What primary emotion is featured in ghinnawas?
(a) Happiness.
(b) Joy.
(c) Sadness.
(d) Grief.

7. Where had Aziza's husband been working when they marry?
(a) Libya.
(b) Cairo.
(c) Alexandria.
(d) Egypt.

8. How many syllables are in ghinnawas?
(a) 17.
(b) 11.
(c) 15.
(d) 13.

9. What type of occasions would elders avoid so as not to hear ghinnawas publicly sung?
(a) Courtship ceremonies.
(b) Sheep shearings.
(c) Births of babies.
(d) Women's gatherings.

10. In a love story told in Chapter 8, what grew from the graves of a boy and girl who loved each other?
(a) Geraniums.
(b) Palms.
(c) Astragalus.
(d) Acacias.

11. When Lila has difficulty translating imagery that Makraba used in her poetry about her husband's second marriage, what are the images of? When Lila has difficulty translating imagery that Makraba used in her poetry about her husband's second marriage, what are the images of?
(a) Predator and prey.
(b) Road and journey.
(c) Ships and harbors.
(d) Sleep and death.

12. In ghinnawas, what did the word 'agl mean to the Bedouin?
(a) Soul.
(b) Heart.
(c) Mind.
(d) Body.

13. How long after Fayga's marriage did the household notice the first hints she was unhappy with her marriage?
(a) 3 weeks.
(b) 4 weeks.
(c) 2 weeks.
(d) 1 week.

14. In a photograph on page 192, what did women use as a windbreak?
(a) Branches.
(b) Old olive oil tin.
(c) A hubcap.
(d) A board.

15. What was Bateson discussing when he argued that art corrects a too-limited and ultimately destructive understanding of the world?
(a) Vietnamese art.
(b) Balinese art.
(c) Bedouin art.
(d) Thai art.

Short Answer Questions

1. In an archetypal love story, where did a boy go to get dates?

2. How did women feel if men heard them singing or reciting poetry?

3. What did the husband of a wife ask her to get rid of after he "left" her for two years?

4. With whom did women share poems?

5. From what tribe was the girl that the Haj loved when he was young?

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