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

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

3. What did the Awlad 'Ali believe should be evoked by beautiful poetry?
(a) Laughter.
(b) Tears.
(c) Sorrow.
(d) Joy.

4. How many wives does Aziza's brother have?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 3.
(d) 5.

5. In a love story told in Chapter 8, what happened to a woodcutter?
(a) He cut off his hand.
(b) He was blinded.
(c) He cut off his foot.
(d) He sliced his fingers.

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

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

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

9. What type of personal relationships were of great concern among the Bedouins?
(a) Relationships between different tribes.
(b) Father and son relationships.
(c) Love relationships with persons of the opposite sex.
(d) Mother and daughter relationships.

10. 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) Road and journey.
(b) Predator and prey.
(c) Sleep and death.
(d) Ships and harbors.

11. What emotion about her husband's second marriage did Mabruka's poetry reveal?
(a) Bitterness.
(b) Despair.
(c) Anger.
(d) Jealousy.

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

13. In a love story in Chapter 8, where did a boy and girl in love with each other meet ?
(a) At the tent of a cousin.
(b) At the tent of an uncle.
(c) At the tent of an old lady.
(d) In the desert.

14. How many years before Lila's arrival had a young man been murdered?
(a) 7 years.
(b) 6 years.
(c) 8 years.
(d) 5 years.

15. What does ghinnawa mean?
(a) Quiet song.
(b) Thoughtful poem.
(c) Beautiful poem.
(d) Little song.

Short Answer Questions

1. When an individual wrote a poem about personal experiences, with whom did the writer identify?

2. How many syllables are in ghinnawas?

3. When an old woman suddenly died, what did some suggest her husband had done?

4. With whom did men share poems?

5. What theme became associated most closely with the ghinnawa?

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