Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who surprises Zahra during one of her meetings in Chapter 4?
(a) Her mother.
(b) June B.
(c) Her husband.
(d) Faqih.

2. What does Zahra remember when she sees images of the natural disaster in Chapter 1?
(a) The local baker.
(b) Jewish merchants.
(c) The sultan.
(d) Her school.

3. What is considered the language of the wealthy in Morocco?
(a) English.
(b) French.
(c) Arabic.
(d) Spanish.

4. Who helped Zahra decide to join the Moroccan resistance movement?
(a) Ramdah.
(b) Her father.
(c) Jordan.
(d) Faqih.

5. Who did Morocco fight in the 19th century?
(a) The French and Spanish.
(b) The Russians.
(c) The United States.
(d) The Japanese.

6. What did Zahra see in Rahman's home?
(a) A room that was painted green.
(b) A nursery.
(c) A big TV.
(d) Several locked doors.

7. Why did Zahra's mother-in-law want her son to divorce Zahra?
(a) She was barren.
(b) She yelled at her.
(c) She ate the last of their rice.
(d) She stole from the family.

8. What rumor was spread about Raham's house?
(a) She had a magic room.
(b) She had 20 bedrooms.
(c) It disappeared.
(d) It was haunted.

9. Who does Faqih hate?
(a) Spanish.
(b) The French.
(c) Zahra.
(d) Moroccans.

10. Where did Zahra live during the first year of her marriage?
(a) Her friends.
(b) Her parents.
(c) Her in-laws.
(d) Her grandparents.

11. Who did Zahra avoid on her wedding day?
(a) The groom.
(b) Her mother-in-law.
(c) The priest.
(d) Her family.

12. Where does Zahra return to in Chapter 1?
(a) Her condo.
(b) New York.
(c) Her hometown.
(d) School.

13. Who taught Zahra the skill she will use to make money?
(a) Her father.
(b) No one.
(c) Her grandmother.
(d) Her mother.

14. Who is Walter in Chapter 4?
(a) A French politician.
(b) A journalist.
(c) A doctor.
(d) A German Guard.

15. Who stole donated goods from the storage sight in Chapter 4?
(a) June B.
(b) Safia.
(c) Zahra.
(d) Faqih.

Short Answer Questions

1. At the start of Chapter 4 what does Zahra spend her money on?

2. What was attacked in 570 A.D.?

3. What language did Abou Zayd use on her radio show?

4. What was Zahra's father like?

5. How does Zahra plan to make money?

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