There is a famous Afghan Proverb that says: Aazmuda-ra aazmudan khatast. Testing of a tested one is wrong.
آزموده را آزمودن خطاست
But most people have never taken a test on Afghan Proverbs.
So let's take a test. It's easy:
- Answer the five multiple choice questions below.
- Submit your answers in the online form at AfghanProverbs.com.
- All respondents with at least two correct answers will receive a special 30% discount code for Afghan Proverbs Illustrated or Zarbul Masalha: 151 Afghan Dari Proverbs.
- The discount code and correct answers will be revealed on the Afghan Proverbs test answer page on Saturday, 31 August. They also will be sent via Twitter to @afghansayings followers.
Here's the test:
Afghan Proverbs Test #1: Proverbs About Food
ضرب المثل های درباره ی غذا
Please choose the correct meaning of each Afghan Proverb
and submit your answers at AfghanProverbs.com.
نان و پیاز، پیشانی باز
1. Naan wa peaaz, peyshaanee baaz.
a. I like to eat bread and onions.
b. Bread and onions and a happy forehead.
c. Bread and onions make a good sandwich.
d. Bread and onions make you healthy.
نیم نان، راحت جان
2. Neem-e naan, raahat-e jaan.
a. Half a piece of bread is enough, if I am not hungry.
b. I love to eat bread.
c. Bread is life.
d. Half a loaf, and a peaceful body.
در جنگ، نان و حلوا تقسیم نمیشه
3. Dar jang, naan wa halwaa taqsim na-mey-sha.
a. In wartime, food and sweets are not distributed.
b. Some people fight about food and sweets.
c. Soldiers enjoy eating food and sweets.
d. It is bad to fight with your brother about food and sweets.
کم بخور، همیشه بخور
4. Kam bukhor, hamesha bukhor.
a. You should eat a lot at lunch time.
b. Eat your food often from little plates.
c. Eat a little, eat often.
d. Don’t eat too much or you will get fat.
الو بهتر از پلو است
5. Alao behtar az palao ast.
a. I like to eat hot palao.
b. Warmth is better than food.
c. Hot palao is better than cold palao.
d. Palao is good to eat when the weather is cold.
Don't forget to submit your answers in the online form at AfghanProverbs.com
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