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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. Who comes across the two hikers?
2. What does the next morning bring?
3. The sleepless night brought a morning full of hope. What do the men know without a doubt?
4. Why are Canessa and Parrado nervous?
5. To where are the majority of the survivors then moved to celebrate the Christmas holiday?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the arrival of the helicopters.
2. How do the parents feel about the reading of the survivors' names?
3. What does the minor's story confirm? What is done with this information?
4. What is the summer sun doing? How is this good and bad?
5. What do the survivors discover on day seventy-one?
6. What do the helicopters do when they arrive?
7. How do the two men proceed after Vizintin goes back to the Fairchild?
8. What was happening with the search while Parrado and Canessa hiked?
9. What takes place on December 23rd?
10. What searches take place the next morning?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The survivors unanimously decided to eat the bodies of the dead.
Part 1) Why do they make this decision? What role does their faith play in this decision?
Part 2) How does this cannibalism affect outsiders? Why?
Part 3) How do you fell about this cannibalism? Why? Would you have done the same thing, if you were in this situation? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The survivors left behind when the first eight were evacuated talked and ate with the Andinists.
Part 1) What did they share with each other?
Part 2) Why did they share this information? What might have been the reaction of the Andinists to their stories? Why?
Part 3) How does this reaction lead to future events?
Essay Topic 3
The survivors were not evacuated immediately.
Part 1) Why were they not evacuated immediately?
Part 2) How might they have felt about this?
Part 3) How might the rescue crew have felt when approaching the survivors? Explain.
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