1 Which shops on Midaq Alley remain open after sunset? the dress shop and the dentist's office the grocery and the daycare the hatmaker and the doctor's office the sweetshop and the barbershop 2 How do the young people react to the old poet in Kirsha's? They ask him for advice. They mostly ignore him. They fawn all over him. They beat him. 3 Which café had previously banished the old poet? Cairo Grand café Castle café Midaq Alley café Music café 4 What does Radwan Hussainy give to the old poet? coins his address a poem sweets 5 According to Sheikh Darwish, what will feed off Uncle Kamil's flesh after he dies? Reptiles Bacteria in the dirt Worms Vultures 6 What do the alley women say about Hamida behind her back? She hates children. She dresses too provocatively. She doesn't want to get married. She has a bad temper. 7 How does Hamida feel when Abbas first confesses his love for her? She feels a spark of love. She believes he is lying. She has no interest in him. She is terrified. 8 Who is Hamida most jealous of? Hussain Kirsha men the factory girls Sheikh Darwish 9 What does Kirsha buy from the small shop on al-Azhar? a prayer mat a walking stick a dozen pairs of socks a barrel of corn 10 On what day did Radwan Hussainy lose his dignity? the day he was born the day he had his first drink the day he lost his children the day he failed his exams 11 What is Dr. Booshy describing when he says, "these are the signs of the hour!"? Kirsha's new boy Kirsha's new hashish Hamida's prostitution Radwan Hussainy's lecture 12 Where do Husinya and Jaada sleep at night? on a bench in their bakery in Mrs. Afify's apartment in any empty doorway in the back of Kirsha's café 13 What did Zaita do before becoming a cripple-maker? work as a salesman design circus makeup beg tame lions 14 What does Salim Alwan have for lunch every day? a bowl of husked green wheat strawberries a pound of rice noodles 15 How many children do the Kirshas have? 7: 6 girls and 1 boy 7: 6 boys and 1 girl 1 boy and 1 girl Twin boys and 2 girls 16 According to Hussain Kirsha, what do men care about? Lust Nothing Money Family 17 What does Kirsha consider his right? To kill To steal money from others To hit his wife To do what he wants 18 What is Hamida's biggest concern about Abbas? his age his appearance his poverty his cruelty 19 Where does Abbas hope to live with Hamida? Midaq Alley Darasa Bait al-Qadi Gamaliya 20 Which of the following is most important to Hamida? children Umm Hamida's approval politics wealth 21 Who does Mrs. Kirsha consult after her big fight with Kirsha? Radwan Hussainy Salim Alwan Uncle Kamil Abbas 22 According to Radwan Hussainy, who is the only woman in Midaq Alley more ungovernable than Mrs. Kirsha? Hamida Mrs. Saniya Afify Umm Hamida Husniya 23 Why is Radwan Hussainy upset with Mrs. Kirsha's request? He hates Mrs. Kirsha. Hussain reminds him of his dead son. He does not want to get involved. He worries Kirsha will ignore him. 24 How does Kirsha treat Radwan Hussainy when the former gives him advice? He rages and screams. He cries and begs forgiveness. He attacks Hussainy. He is respectful but annoyed. 25 How does Kirsha react when Mrs. Kirsha makes a scene in the café? He runs away. He punches her. He starts crying. He tries to stop her.