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