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Ramadan Special - The Quick Ten with Tara

The Edition pulls aside Tara out for a stroll with her friends near Fitron Residence in Hulhumale to collect her preference amid Ramadan. Tara plans to spend more time bonding with her family and intends to focus on what is closest to her this Ramadan.

Aishath Shuba Solih
31 March 2024, MVT 14:32
Tara posing for the Edition nearby the Fitron Residence in Hulhumale City.
Aishath Shuba Solih
31 March 2024, MVT 14:32

1. Describe yourself?

I am Tara. I’m pretty reserved most of the time unless I’m spending time with my friends.

2. How is Iftar practiced in your home?

A - Homemade food *

B - Takeout

3. What about 'Haaru' [Suhoor]?

A - Eat before sleeping

B - Wake up and eat before Fajr *

4. Do you notice any physical changes due to the different Ramadan meals?

A - Weight gain

B - Weight loss

C - No difference *

5. 5pm to Maghrib. What are you usually up to?

A - Chilling

B - Out for a ride

C - Cooking, of course!

D - Just waiting for Maghrib prayer call *

6. How's your social life in Ramadan?

A - More socializing *

B - Less socializing

7. 'Ramadan' is derived from the Arabic word "Ramidha". What do you think it means?

A - Peace and quiet *

B - Prayer

C - Intense heat

D - Water

8. Which 'Fani' [Fresh juice] is the best?

A - Watermelon

B - Guava

C - Mango

D - Orange *

9. How many dates do you eat at Iftar?

A - 0 *

B - 1 to 3

C - 4 to 6

D - 7 ++

10. If you could invite anyone you liked in the world for iftar at your place, who would you choose?

Alaa; she comes over every year for iftar

Editor's Note: The Quick Ten is a special Ramadan series where we ask the same ten light questions from different people every day of Ramadan. At the end of the month, we will see what people's preferences are in general.

Options chosen by the interviewees are marked with a * at the end.

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