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The Arabian Nights Test | Mid-Book 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 does Abdullah, Son of Abi Kalibah, set off to find?
(a) His lost she-camel.
(b) His runaway servant.
(c) His lost horse.
(d) His stolen ring.

2. What did the King of Himyar see in his dream?
(a) Birds plucking at Hatim's eyes.
(b) Angels singing.
(c) Birds taking Hatim away.
(d) Hatim slaying his camel.

3. During a pilgrimage to Mecca in the story of The Sweep and The Noble Lady, pilgrims overhear a man praying for what?
(a) The demonic curse to be lifted.
(b) The love of another man's wife.
(c) Riches.
(d) One more year of life.

4. In The Tale of the Three Apples, what did the woman's husband bring her when she was ill?
(a) Three apples.
(b) A slave.
(c) Five apples.
(d) Ten apples.

5. Upon seeing his father a second time, Ajib believes his father to be a what?
(a) Cook.
(b) A hunchback.
(c) A peasant.
(d) A king.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Ma'an doing when he became separated from the rest of his company?

2. In the story of the ruined man who became rich again through a dream, where does the wealthy man live?

3. Where does the hermit live?

4. King Shaddad is known to be very what?

5. What is sent to the hermit after the angel?

Short Essay Questions

1. In the opening chapter of The Story of King Shahryar And His Brother, Shahrazad is spared eligibility for beheading because she is one of the Wazir's daughters. Is her request to marry the king an act of fate/Allah's power, or rather an a human aspect of her personality?

2. What are the fundamental differences in value systems between the duck and the three other animals; peahen, peacock and antelope metioned in The Tale of The Birds And The Beasts And The Carpenter?

3. Correlate the experience of visiting the Caliph for help/direction in the Porter and The Three Ladies of Baghdad to visiting another person of power for help in the present day.

4. Describe the character of the man burdened with debts in The Man Who Stole The Dish of Gold Wherein The Dog Ate.

5. What kind of a character is the hermit in The Hermits?

6. How is the main character in the story of The Ruined Man Who Became Rich Again Through A Dream rewarded for his faith?

7. What message through the story is meant for the King from Shahrazad in The City of Many-Columned Iram and Abdullah Son of Abi Kalibah?

8. In The Sweep and The Noble Lady, how did the Emir's pardon of the sweep seem just, although it was not the ultimate punishment (death)?

9. In the story of Nur Al-Din Ali And His Son Al-Din Hasan, how does Shahrazad continue to work towards her goal of convincing King Shahhryar to change his beliefs about women?

10. What is one moral implied by Shahrazad in the Tale of Ghanim in Ayyub, The Distraught, The Thrall O'Love?

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