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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the survivors believe this find to be?
2. Why are the survivors looking for more bodies?
3. What arrives on December 12th?
4. What is one of the men's concerns?
5. What had geophysicists created?
Essay Topic 1
The survivors attempt several courses of action to stay alive.
Part 1) What are two of these courses of action? How do they decide which courses of action to take?
Part 2) What do these courses of action reveal about the survivors?
Part 3) What do these attempts at survival reveal about mankind?
Essay Topic 2
The survivors endured great hardships.
Part 1) Describe two of these hardships.
Part 2) How were the survivors affected by these hardships? Why?
Part 3) How were the survivors changed permanently by these hardships? Are you surprised by any of these changes? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The travelers on the Fairchild are from Uruguay.
Part 1) Describe Uruguay's history. How does this history affect these travelers?
Part 2) How does this country play a role in the outcome of this tragedy?
Part 3) How might the United States' response have been, compared to the Uruguayans? Explain.
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