Amina's Voice

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 14

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Amina

By Hena Khan


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What keeps Amina from telling her teacher that she would like to sing a solo?
    • A. 

      Amina is afraid she will freeze up.

    • B. 

      Amina is somewhat tone deaf.

    • C. 

      Amina is afraid she won't remember the words.

    • D. 

      Everyone knows that Soojin has a better voice.

  • 2. 
    Why does Soojin consider changing her name?
    • A. 

      Soojin is becoming a US citizen and wants an American name.

    • B. 

      She is tired of everyone not knowing how to spell her name.

    • C. 

      Most of the kids already call her Susan.

    • D. 

      She is often teased and bullied over her strange sounding name.

  • 3. 
    Why doesn't Amina trust Emily at first?
    • A. 

      Emily made fun of Amina and Soojin's lunches and languages.

    • B. 

      Emily has always said mean things about Soojin's restaurant.

    • C. 

      Emily once cheated by looking at Amina's test paper.

    • D. 

      Emily has never before wanted anything to do with Amina and Soojin.

  • 4. 
    What causes tension between Amina's parents and her brother?
    • A. 

      Mustafa's interest in joining the basketball team.

    • B. 

      Mustafa is hanging around with some boys who are often in trouble.

    • C. 

      Mustafa is not interested in speaking Urdu at home.

    • D. 

      Mustafa refuses to learn the Quran.

  • 5. 
    What do Amina and her friends do in Sunday school?
    • A. 

      Learn to recite passages from the Quran

    • B. 

      Answer questions about the Muslim religion

    • C. 

      Learn about world religions, not just the Muslim religion

    • D. 

      Play games and learn how to speak Urdu

  • 6. 
    What worried Bhai Jaan about America?
    • A. 

      He worried that his family would turn away from Islam.

    • B. 

      He worried about eating the American food like pizzas.

    • C. 

      He worried that the children were not learning to speak English.

    • D. 

      He worried that he would not be remembered after seven years apart.

  • 7. 
    Amina was not nervous about sharing her talent at...
    • A. 

      Playing the piano.

    • B. 

      Singing solos.

    • C. 

      Ballet dancing.

    • D. 

      Writing and reciting poetry.

  • 8. 
    Amina is trusted with secrets. Which secret does she let slip?
    • A. 

      Emily has a crush on Justin.

    • B. 

      Mustafa was caught smoking.

    • C. 

      Amina has a beautiful singing voice.

    • D. 

      Amina has a crush on Bradley.

  • 9. 
    Why does Thaya Jaan say music is forbidden?
    • A. 

      Music is forbidden in one interpretation of Islam.

    • B. 

      It takes too much time away from learning the Quran.

    • C. 

      Some music has bad language. 

    • D. 

      Music is played in venues forbidden to Muslims.

  • 10. 
    How did Amina's character change by the end of the story?
    • A. 

      She gained the strength to reveal her talented voice.

    • B. 

      She refused to take part in the Quran Competition.

    • C. 

      She decided to confront Justin about his bullying.

    • D. 

      She offered to help Mustafa coach the little kids in basketball.