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. With whom did women share poems?
(a) With their brothers.
(b) Close kinswomen or women they know well.
(c) With their fathers.
(d) With their husbands.

2. 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) Sleep and death.
(c) Ships and harbors.
(d) Road and journey.

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

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

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

6. In an age of trucks, what did wealthy men maintain even though they were obsolete?
(a) Camel herds.
(b) Cow herds.
(c) Goat herds.
(d) Sheep herds.

7. From what tribe was the girl that the Haj loved when he was young?
(a) Ghamid tribe.
(b) Mrabit tribe.
(c) Harb tribe.
(d) Zaab tribe.

8. What analogy was often drawn in poetry?
(a) An analogy between the poet and brothers.
(b) An analogy between the poet and young children.
(c) An analogy between the poet and the tribe.
(d) An analogy between the poet and sisters.

9. What was a reason Rashid might have taken a second wife?
(a) His first wife kept giving birth to sickly children.
(b) His father insisted that he take another wife.
(c) His first wife was not able to have children.
(d) His first wife asked him to take another wife to help her.

10. Whose definition did Lila use to define discourse?
(a) Collier.
(b) Foucault.
(c) Antoun.
(d) Baer.

11. With whom did Aziza have recurring problems?
(a) Her uncle.
(b) Her brother.
(c) Her father.
(d) Her mother.

12. How many of the adults in the community where Lila lived had been officially divorced at least once?
(a) Over 1/3.
(b) 1/4.
(c) Over 1/2.
(d) 2/3.

13. How many women had the Haj been prevented from marrying because of a family member?
(a) 2.
(b) 4.
(c) 3.
(d) 1.

14. When Rashid's second wife ran away, who does Rashid blame?
(a) His first wife.
(b) A woman in the household.
(c) His brother.
(d) A child in the household.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When a girl of about seventeen died, which male relative cried at the funeral?

2. A word the Haj used to refer to a married woman he loved shared the same root word with which other word of the choices?

3. In a poem recited about his second wife, what image does Rashid use?

4. With whom did men share poems?

5. In a love story in Chapter 8, where did a boy and girl in love with each other meet ?

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