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Test How Well You Know Rukhsana

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1. Among Rukhsana’s talents as a child was the ability to:
    a) Flare her nostrils
    b) Wiggle her ears
    c) Fit a soup ladle in her mouth
    d) b) and c)
    e) a) and c)
    f) none of the above

2. When Rukhsana was a child she believed that:
    a) Clocks were sneaky. They sped up and slowed down just to bug you.
    b) There were cameras hidden in the walls (like on T.V. sitcoms ) and somewhere, someone was watching her family’s antics.
    c) She was white even though her parents and siblings were brown.
    d) All of the above
    e) None of the above

3. When Rukhsana was a child:
    a) She ate a can of orange juice concentrate on a dare
    b) She once shoved a banana up her brother’s nose
    c) She composed songs while lying under the sofa staring at the springs
    d) All of the above
    e) None of the above

4. When Rukhsana was a teen she joined the:
    a) Royal Canadian Army Cadets and got the rank of sergeant
    b) Royal Canadian Air Cadets and got the rank of corporal
    c) Girl Guides and got twelve badges
    d) All of the above

5. When Rukhsana was a teen she wanted to:
    a) Be a bush pilot in the Arctic tundra
    b) Be a chemist and have her own laboratory
    c) Be a writer of adventure stories
    d) Be an astronaut
    e) a, b and c

6. The first book Rukhsana every wrote was about:
    a) A worm who wanted a girlfriend
    b) A gypsy girl who was secretly Muslim
    c) A bear who wanted to fly
    d) A mouse who wanted to sing
    e) None of the above

7. The second book Rukhsana ever wrote was about:
    a) A worm who wanted a girlfriend
    b) A gypsy girl who loved to dance
    c) A spy who was being chased by government agents
    d) All of the above

8. When Rukhsana was sixteen she:
    a) Got a job at a library
    b) Got a job at a fast food restaurant
    c) Volunteered for Big Sisters
    d) None of the above

9. Rukhsana got married when she was:
    a) 23
    b) 22
    c) 17
    d) 19
    e) 21

10. Although Rukhsana is hardly ever late, she has been late for:
    a) a funeral
    b) dentist appointments
    c) her wedding
    d) other weddings
    e) all of the above

11. When Rukhsana was getting married she:
    a) Forgot her overnight bag in the house
    b) Got locked out of her house
    c) Had to climb into the bathroom window
    d) Forgot her overnight bag at the wedding hall
    e) All of the above, in that order.

12. Rukhsana married a man from:
    a) Pakistan
    b) India
    c) Trinidad & Tobago
    d) Guyana
    e) None of the above

13. When Rukhsana had her first child she named her Ruqayyah because:
    a) It meant ‘a gentle healing and an upliftment of the spirits’
    b) It was the name of the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) daughter
    c) She wanted an ‘R’ name to follow her like in the Lord of the Rings’ Aragorn son of Arathorn and Theodred son of Theoden
    d) All of the above

14. A goal that Rukhsana still wants to accomplish is:
    a) Travel to Arabia
    b) Stay with Bedouins in the desert
    c) See Antarctica
    d) See Peru
    e) All of the above

15. Rukhsana writes children’s books because:
    a) She never really grew up
    b) She loves children’s books
    c) She thinks they’re more important than any other kind of books
    d) b) and c)
    e) All of the above

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