Satanic Verses Quiz

Satanic Verses Quiz

Average Score for this quiz: 63%
No of times this Quiz has been taken: 18
No. of people scoring above 50% in this quiz: 15
No. of people scoring below 50% in this quiz: 3
1: The novel was written by:
Salman Rushdie
Amrita Pritam
Taslima Nasrin
Ayn Rand
2: When was the first edition published?
1988
1982
1984
1986
3: The novel is a/an:
Autobiographical story
Philosophical non-fiction
Fiction about Magical Realism
Murder mystery
4: Why was the book banned in Muslim countries?
It praised Hinduism
It contained blasphemous references against Islam
It eulogized Islam
It criticized Christianity
5: Who issued a fatwa of death against the author after the book's release?
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
Saddam Hussein
Osama Bin Laden
Yasser Arafat
6: The novel was partly inspired by the life of:
Satan
Moses
Jesus Christ
Prophet Muhammad
7: The novel begins with the two protagonists plunging to earth from an exploding jetliner.
True
False
8: In the book, the survivors of the crash are transformed into _________ and _________.
An archangel, a devil
An angel , a beast
A vampire, a devil
A vampire, an archangel
9: Who says the following line in the book- "To be born again, first you have to die."?
Mahound
Gibreel Farishta
Abu Simbel
Saladin Chamcha
10: Who witnesses the two protagonist's descent to earth in the novel?
Nobakov
Saladin
Rosa Diamond
Rosy
11: Saladin's wife, Pamela, has an affair with:
Dumpy Joshi
Jumpy Joshi
Bumpy Joshi
Gumpy Joshi
12: In the fourth chapter of the novel, the character of the fanatical Imam (religious leader) is said to be inspired by the real life figure:
Ayatollah Khomeini
Saddam Hussein
Wasim Akram
Jalal Talabani
13: Which chapter of the book is said to have apparent references to Prophet Muhammad and the founding of Islam?
1
2
3
4
14: How does Gibreel commit suicide by the end of the story?
By shooting himself with Saladin's revolver
By stabbing himself with Zeeny Vakil's knife
By hanging himself
By stabbing himself with Saladin's knife
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angie on 12/8/2011 11:26:40 AM

good book.