For each question there are two incorrect and one correct answer. Write the number of the correct answer, as in the example.

a) How would you describe the young boy’s relationship to his grandfather at the beginning of the story?
1 The boy is afraid of his grandfather.
2 The boy loves and respects his grandfather.
3 The boy has little to do with his grandfather.

The correct answer is number 2.
 

b) What are the three most important things in the village?
1 The mosque, the market and the date trees.
2 The river, the animals and the fields.
3 The fields, the river and the mosque.

The correct answer is number  .
 

c) In what way is the young boy different from other children his age?
1 He loves going to the mosque.
2 He never gets into fights.
3 He has trouble learning things by heart.

The correct answer is number .

d) The grandfather is described as being…
1 short with a thin white beard.
2 tall with a thick white beard.
3 tall, slender and clean shaven.

The correct answer is number  .
 

e) The boy’s grandfather doesn’t like Masood because…
1 Masood once cheated him.
2 Masood has too many wives and children.
3 Masood is lazy according to the grandfather.

The correct answer is number  .
 

f) How did Masood lose his lands?
1 He gambled away his lands.
2 He married ninety women.
3 He is not much of a businessman.

The correct answer is number  .
 

g) How did the boy’s grandfather get possession of his land?
1 He inherited most of the land he now owns.
2 He slowly bought land that Masood was forced to sell.
3 He tricked Masood into selling him land. 

The correct answer is number  .
 

h) Masood is described as…
1 having a beautiful voice and a powerful laugh
2 a fat, lazy man.
3 a mean, dirty man.

The correct answer is number  .
 

i) What does Masood do while the dates are being harvested?
1 He helps the people harvest the dates.
2 He stands apart while others do the harvesting.
3 He runs around shouting orders.

The correct answer is number  .
 

j) What do the dates symbolize to Masood?
1 Something he can make money from.
2 A reminder of his former wealth and power.
3 A living organism with a heart and feelings.

The correct answer is number  .
 

k) How are the dates divided after they are picked?
1 The grandfather gets all the dates.
2 Masood and the grandfather share the dates equally.
3 The dates are distributed among the others and Masood gets none.

The correct answer is number  .