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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where was the city located that Jonah headed to after God asked him to preach?
2. How long do Charlie and the crew have to wait after Matt's accident for the copter to come?
3. When was James Bartley swallowed by a whale?
4. How far from Dublin was Colonel Fergusson's house?
5. How old do most people in the Indian tribe live to be?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why was it decided after the seventh day that the sick should be killed?
2. What did Colonel Fergusson take Amanda to see in 1821?
3. What does the eighteen-year-old expect when he takes a job as a prep-school master?
4. What does Charlie learn about the words one of the Indians has been teaching him?
5. What effects did James Bartley suffer from being swallowed by a whale?
6. What is different about the way the couple sleeps in "Parenthesis"?
7. What happens on Thursday when the crew are filming?
8. Describe the expedition to Senegal.
9. What were the thoughts of the fifteen who remained on the raft when they saw a butterfly?
10. Why do Charlie and the crew have to hike into the jungle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Barnes has a varied cast of characters in his books, some of which have very little information revealed about them. Discuss whether Barnes has more round or flat characters in the novel. Use examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
In "The Wars of Religion," a court case is presented to a judge where church parishioners file a complaint against woodworms. Discuss the complaint and the evidence against the woodworms. Was there enough evidence to convict the woodworms?
Essay Topic 3
The author alters some historical facts for the story line in some of the chapters. Discuss creative license and how the author uses it to advance plot.
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