Comprehension Questions

 

1. What are the some of common instances in which we show off?

 

Input

 

i. money

ii. fame

iii. religiosity: charity, prayer, fasting, hajj

iv. status

v. clothes

vi. social contacts

vii. hotelling

viii. house address

ix. hair dye when used to deceive others

x. body / muscular

xi. jewellery / high heels

xii. children studying abroad

xiii. foreign tours

xiv. solo photographs all over

xv. foreign decoration pieces

xvi. holiday tours

xvii. manner of walking

xviii. large moustaches

xix. expensive utensils

xx. false modesty

xxi. dowry

xxii. guards / gunmen

 

2. How can we overcome showing off

 

Input

 

i. not claiming credit for things

ii. giving away what is very dear to us and is a means of showing off

iii. evading publicity

iv. leading a simple life

v. seeking attention in constructive ways

vi. considering our talent to be a gift entrusted by God

vii. impressing God instead of wanting to impress others

viii. fasting, spending, praying in private so that no one knows

ix. not speaking on a subject as if we are the first and foremost authority

x. avoiding buying things which are status symbols

 

3. Why do people show off

 

Input

 

i. to get noticed

ii. to earn praise

iii. to satisfy their arrogance

iv. to belittle others

v. to make others jealous

vii. to impress others

viii. they feel insecure

ix. they have fear of being rejected

x. narcicism

 

 

Quiz Marking Scheme

 

How much of a Show off are you?

 

1.

i. (-5)

ii. (10)

iii. (10)

iv. (-5)

 

2.

i. (-5)

ii. (0)

iii. (5)

iv. (10)

 

3.  

i. (-5)

ii. (10)

iii. (-10)

 

4.

i. (10)

ii. (0)

iii. (10)

 

5.  

i. (2)

ii. (10)

iii. (-5)

iv. (-10)

 

6. 

i. (-5)

ii. (10)

iii. (-10)

 

7. 

i. (0)

ii. (10)

iii. (8)

 

8.  

i. (10)

ii. (10)

iii. (-5)

 

9. 

i. (-5)

ii. (10)

iii. (10)

iv. (-10)

 

10.  

i. (-5)

ii. (10)

iii. (-10)

 

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