Rookie Party: The Arabian Nights

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Rookie Party: The Arabian Nights

Here are some questions for you to warm up the coming annual Rookie party. Welcome and have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does Shahryar’s first wife betray him ?
    • A. 

      She tries to assassinate Shahryar

    • B. 

      She’s found in bed with the palace cook

    • C. 

      She has an affair with a slave

    • D. 

      She plots a coup with Shahryar’s brother

  • 2. 
    Why does Scheherazade tell stories for one thousand and one nights?
    • A. 

      To prevent her husband from executing her

    • B. 

      To stop a genie from killing her husband

    • C. 

      To aid her husband, an insomniac, get to sleep

    • D. 

      To entertain her children

  • 3. 
    Who tells the story of "The Ass, the Ox, and the Labourer?"
    • A. 

      Scheherazade

    • B. 

      Vizier Ja'afar

    • C. 

      The Barber of Baghdad

    • D. 

      Scheherazade’s father

  • 4. 
    In which of these stories does Harun al-Rashid not appear?
    • A. 

      The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad

    • B. 

      The Sleeper and the Walker

    • C. 

      The Tale of the Three Apples

    • D. 

      The Tale of Nur Al-Din Ali and his son Badr Al-Din Hasan

  • 5. 
    Who does Sinbad the Sailor tell the story of his voyages to?
    • A. 

      The Caliph of Baghdad

    • B. 

      Shahryar

    • C. 

      Sinbad’s long lost son

    • D. 

      Sinbad the Porter

  • 6. 
    “The Fisherman and the Genie” and “The Merchant and the Genie” are different names for the same story?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Who does the Barber of Baghdad tell stories about?
    • A. 

      His wife

    • B. 

      His brothers

    • C. 

      His parents

    • D. 

      Himself

  • 8. 
    In “The Ebony Horse” what power does the said horse have?
    • A. 

      It can grant wishes

    • B. 

      It can fly

    • C. 

      It can see the future

    • D. 

      It’s just an ornament

  • 9. 
    At the end of the one thousand and one nights, how many children have Shahryar and Scheherazade had together?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 10. 
    In “Nur Al-Din Ali and his son Badr Al-Din Hasan” how does Hasan’s mother recognise him?
    • A. 

      She sees his face

    • B. 

      She tastes a cake that he’s made

    • C. 

      She reads his handwriting

    • D. 

      She hears his voice