Choose the best answer for each of the following questions. For the analysis section, refer to the article as needed.
Zakia's marriage to Ali was controversial because
a she was too young to marry under Afghan law.
b the young people were from different ethnic groups, and Zakia's father did not approve of the marriage,
c Ali was not from Afghanistan,
d all of the above
In Afghanistan, an "honor killing" occurs when
a the police kill a person in custody,
b a Sunni Muslim murders a Shiite Muslim in the name of religion,
c male relatives of a girl kill her for doing something culturally forbidden,
d female relatives of a girl kill a man for speaking or flirting with the girl without permission.
Upheaval in Afghanistan began nearly four decades ago, when
a the U.S. military intervened in the country,
b the Soviet Union invaded the country,
c the Taliban took control of the country,
d none of the above
Tajik and Hazara are
a Afghanistan's two largest cities,
b Afghanistan's two major religions,
c two Afghan citizens who helped Zakia and Ali avoid the police,
d the names of different ethnic groups in Afghanistan.
ANALYZE THE TEXT
Which choice best sums up the sequence of events?
a Zakia and Ali married and hid from the police; they were taken into custody and later fled to the U.S.
b Zakia and Ali met in police custody; they escaped and hid from police before fleeing to the U.S.
c Zakia and Ali married; they were arrested and are now living in Afghanistan under house arrest,
d Zakia and Ali fled Afghanistan by boat; they later came to the U.S. to get married.
The article refers to an "American-led military intervention that ousted the Taliban." You can infer that the word ousted most nearly means
c allied with,
d forced out.
You can infer that publicity about their story
a caused Zakia and Ali's marriage to fall apart,
b has made Zakia and Ali very wealthy,
c kept Zakia and Ali from escaping to the U.S.
d ultimately worked to Zakia and Ali's advantage.
Which phrase from the article provides the best evidence for the answer to question 7?
a "When the couple was taken into custody, young Afghans were so outraged that the authorities let them go."
b "They were picked up by corrupt secret police ..."
c "In the following months, they bounced around the country, always on the move."
d "But no nation stepped forward to offer them asylum."
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