Q. 1. Where was Abou Ben Adhem?
A. Abou Ben Adhem was sleeping in his room.
Q. 2. What did he see in the room?
A. He saw an angel in the room.
Q. 3. What was the angel doing?
A. The angel was writing in a book of gold.
Q. 4. What did Abou Ben Adhem ask the angel?
A. Abou Ben Adhem asked the angel what he was writing.
Q. 5. What did he ask the angel the second time?
A. Abou asked the angel the second time if his name was in the list.
Q. 6. Was Abou Ben Adhem sorry to hear the reply of the angel?
A. No. Abou Ben Adhem was not sorry but he was hopeful.
Q. 7. What did he say to the angel the third time?
A. Abou requested the angel the third time to write his name among those who loved his fellow men.
Q. 8. When the angel came the second time, what did he show Abou Ben Adhem?
A. He (angel) showed Abou Ben Adhem the names of those persons whom love of God had blessed and Abou Ben Adhem’s name was on the top of the list.
Q. 9. Why was Abou Ben Adhem’s name on the top of the list?
A. Abou Ben Adhem’s name on the top of the list because God loves those who love and serve the mankind.
2. Summary ABOU BEN ADHEM
One night Abou Ben Adhem was sleeping in his room. Suddenly, a rich moonlight awoke him from sound sleep. He saw that an angel was writing something in the book of gold. On inquiring of Abou Ben Adhem, the angel replied that he was writing the names of those people who are blessed with the love of God. Abou asked the angel if his name was among such people. The angel replied in negative. Abou Ben Adhem hopefully requested the angel to write his name among those people who love his fellow men. The angel wrote and disappeared. The next time the angel came again with great light and he showed the names whom love of God had blessed and Abou Ben Adhem’s name was on the top of the list.
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