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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. What do the pair of lions find when they are hungry?
2. Who or what is Emoyeni?
3. Whom does Storm marry?
4. Whom does Mark Anders finally marry?
5. What is Pungushe by profession?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the conversation Mark and Pungushe have when Mark Anders returns to Chaka's Gate?
2. Why does Mark feel a sense of purpose?
3. Why is Mark stunned when talking to the General when he asks him about Storm?
4. How do Mark and Pungushe lead Dirk and his company astray?
5. How does the General get killed and by whom?
6. Why does the General appear so old when Mark goes to meet him?
7. What happens when Mark is out on one of his patrols in Chaka's Gate?
8. What does Mark do when he meets Storm on the beach at Umhlanga Rocks?
9. What happens to Mark when he is riding his horse?
10. What is the conversation between Dirk and the General?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the author's writing style? Any use of alliterations, puns, etc?
Essay Topic 2
Wilbur Smith has used a lot of details when describing his characters to us. Why do you think the author is so descriptive? Give reasons for your answer.
Essay Topic 3
How does Wilbur Smith's own life and his past get reflected in A Sparrow Falls?
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