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