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 message does Aziz's mom send to him?
(a) Your father is ill.
(b) Please come home.
(c) Our house burned down.
(d) Aziz is dead.

2. Why did Aziz's parents fight?
(a) Over money.
(b) No reason.
(c) His father had a mistress.
(d) His mother had an affair.

3. Who does Roukia scare away from her home one night?
(a) Her father.
(b) A thief.
(c) A dog.
(d) The police.

4. What happens to the man in "Divorce" on his way home from work?
(a) He meets his future bride.
(b) He wins the lottery.
(c) An accident.
(d) He dies.

5. Why does the man in "Divorce" leave his wife?
(a) She has an affair.
(b) He doesn't like her cooking.
(c) He doesn't like her job.
(d) She stands up for herself.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who abandoned the man in "Divorce" when he was a child?

2. How much does Zahra's wool spinning business make her?

3. What is the state official's life like?

4. What is lodged in a character's nose in "A Vacation"?

5. Why does the state official's acquaintance believe his life is the way it is?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the two main characters in "The Discontented".

2. What offer does one man make to the other in "The Discontented" and what is the man's response to the offer?

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

4. What trick do the girls in "House in the Woods" play on the old man?

5. Why is Aziz nervous at the start of "The Stranger"?

6. What do the sisters attempt to build the house out of in "House in the Woods"?

7. Describe two ways the old man helps the sisters in "House in the Woods"?

8. What is the nightly ritual Roukia preforms? How does it help the family?

9. What role does religion play in Aziz's life?

10. How does visitor attempt to help employee in "Dinner in the Black Market:"?

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