Week 13: Voyages of Sindbad

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The following is a list of statements which are either True or False. When you take the quiz, you will have 10 of these statements, chosen at random. You can take the quiz up to 5 times, and your average score will be recorded.

Apply the 80% RULE when you are taking quizzes for these classes. In other words: don't stress about trying to get 100% on these quizzes. The quizzes are here to make sure you are ready to go on to the next activity. If you get 80% or better, you are ready to proceed. If you get less than 80% you need to go back and do the reading again (read more slowly, take notes) and take the quiz again, aiming for at least 80%.

  1. T or F ? Caliph Haroun Al-Raschid ruled over the kingdom of Serendib.
  2. T or F ? There were human bones outside the home of the one-eyed giant.
  3. T or F ? Hindbad attracted Sindbad's attention by standing outside his window and flattering him.
  4. T or F ? Sindbad was buried alive with his wife's body because he had accidentally killed her.
  5. T or F ? Sindbad the sailor hated Hindbad the porter and made fun of him.
  6. T or F ? The merchants used chunks of meat to retrieve the diamonds.
  7. T or F ? Sindbad urged the men to roast and eat all the baby rocs.
  8. T or F ? A roc is able to lift both an elephant and a rhinoceros in its talons.
  9. T or F ? Sindbad flew away from the island by clinging to the giant bird.
  10. T or F ? Sindbad had to carry the old man on his back for day after day.
  11. T or F ? Sindbad greedily ate all the food offered to him by the cannibals.
  12. T or F ? The giant ate the captain first, because he was the fattest.
  13. T or F ? When Adam was banished from paradise, he ended up in Serendib.
  14. T or F ? The King of Serendib was afraid of Sindbad and imprisoned him.
  15. T or F ? The rocs and the snakes divided the valley peacefully between them.
  16. T or F ? Sindbad saw fish shaped like cows and like camels.
  17. T or F ? Sindbad escaped from the old man by getting him drunk.
  18. T or F ? Sinbad's ship was wrecked when an "island" turned out to be a whale.
  19. T or F ? Sindbad took all kinds of jewels from the funeral cave of the dead.
  20. T or F ? Hindbad was the name of Sindbad's older brother.
  21. T or F ? Sindbad's ship was attacked by dwarves with black-and-white stripes like zebras.
  22. T or F ? Sindbad showed the king of Serendib how to make bows and arrows.
  23. T or F ? Once when Sindbad fell asleep his ship sailed away without him.
  24. T or F ? Sindbad found the elephants' graveyard using an ancient map.
  25. T or F ? Sindbad and his men blinded the giant by pouring poison into its eye.

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