Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves: Can You Pass This Story Test?

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Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves: Can You Pass This Story Test?

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves which is a folk tale was included in many versions of One Thousand and One Nights after it was heard from Hanna Diyab and was later added to the Nights. It's one of the most familiar of the Arabian Nights tales and has subsequently been widely retold and performed again and again in many medi and because the large part of the audience are children, the more violent aspects of the story are often suppressed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hanna Diyab is of which origin? 
    • A. 

      French 

    • B. 

      Egyptian

    • C. 

      Syrian

    • D. 

      Arabian

  • 2. 
    Who added the story to the Nights?
    • A. 

      Richard F. Burton 

    • B. 

      Francisco Tormin

    • C. 

      Antoine Galland

    • D. 

      Duncan Black MacDonald

  • 3. 
    When was the story added to the Nights?
    • A. 

      17th century

    • B. 

      18th century

    • C. 

      16th century

    • D. 

      19th century

  • 4. 
    Ali Baba was what?
    • A. 

      A merchant 

    • B. 

      A storyteller

    • C. 

      A businessman

    • D. 

      A woodcutter

  • 5. 
    Who saved Ali Baba?
    • A. 

      Cassim

    • B. 

      Baba Mustafa

    • C. 

      Morgiana

    • D. 

      Aisha

  • 6. 
    Why did Cassim forget the words to get out?
    • A. 

      Greediness

    • B. 

      Excitement

    • C. 

      Bad memory

    • D. 

      Hastiness

  • 7. 
    What best describes the state of Cassim's body after the thieves killed him? 
    • A. 

      It was mutilated

    • B. 

      It was chopped to bits 

    • C. 

      It was butchered

    • D. 

      It was quartered

  • 8. 
    How were the 37 thieves killed? 
    • A. 

      Stabbing

    • B. 

      They were buried alive 

    • C. 

      Boiling oil 

    • D. 

      Suffocation

  • 9. 
    Who killed the thieves? 
    • A. 

      Baba Mustafa

    • B. 

      Ali Baba

    • C. 

      Morgiana

    • D. 

      Aisha

  • 10. 
    How did the leader of the thieves enter Ali Baba's house? 
    • A. 

      By invitation

    • B. 

      By sneaking

    • C. 

      With force 

    • D. 

      Through disguise