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

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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 is the acquaintance's reaction to the state official's offer in "The Discontented"?
(a) He cries.
(b) He accepts.
(c) He laughs.
(d) He turns it down.

2. What does the acquaintance in "The Discontented" claim he knows nothing about?
(a) Women.
(b) Cleaning.
(c) Farming.
(d) Accounting.

3. What is the visitor's real profession?
(a) Doctor.
(b) Police officer.
(c) Con-woman.
(d) Politician.

4. Where is Aziz's childhood home?
(a) Fez.
(b) Casablanca.
(c) Paris.
(d) Rome.

5. In Chapter 5, where does Zahra decide to move to?
(a) Her home town.
(b) Casablanca.
(c) Rome.
(d) Iran.

Short Answer Questions

1. What building materials do the girls use in "A House in the Woods"?

2. Who is Aziz set to meet?

3. What language does Zahra's husband want her to speak?

4. What does Zahra receive in the divorce?

5. What buildings replace the old homes?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is the surprise guest in "A Vacation" and how does Roukia react to the visitor?

2. What role does Yasmine play in the story "The Stranger"?

3. Describe the life of the woman in "Out of Work" while she was working.

4. What conversation do the main character in "Divorce" and his brother discuss in the hospital?

5. Why is Zahra's husband embarrassed by her in Chapter 5?

6. Why does the main character of "Divorce" leave his wife?

7. Describe the life of the woman in "Out of Work" after she left her job.

8. How does Zahra's husband change when he receives his "caid"?

9. What happens when Roukia is locked in the cellar?

10. What do the husbands discover about visitor at the end of the story?

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