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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why didn't Rudi's mother cry and cling to him?
(a) It is what she had done with his father, and he had never come home.
(b) She didn't want to embarrass him.
(c) She wanted to treat him like a man, not as a boy.
(d) She wouldn't display that kind of emotion.
2. What spanned the crevasse at the center?
(a) A snow bridge.
(b) A rope bridge.
(c) An ice bridge.
(d) A timber bridge.
3. Why was Rudi struggling under his burdens?
(a) They were too heavy.
(b) It had gotten warmer.
(c) He was carrying the heaviest load.
(d) He was weak.
4. What is the only nice thing that was said of Emil Saxo?
(a) He is honorable and decent.
(b) He is smart and canny.
(c) He was the best of the guides in Broli.
(d) He is good to his Herr's and will take good care of Winter.
5. What gave Rudi such hope?
(a) Teo telling his uncle what happened.
(b) The return of Captain Winter.
(c) The chance to tell Franz what happened.
(d) The chance to atone for the Wunderhorn fiasco.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why doesn't Franz think that Rudi can be a porter?
2. What was the only sound?
3. How old was Rudi's mother when Josef died?
4. Why couldn't Winter and the group climb the rocks?
5. What was the man's name?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was it that Winter said that left Rudi spellbound?
2. What information did Franz share with Ilse that was of particular interest to Rudi, and why was it so?
3. In what ways was Rudi's build different from that of most boys of the village?
4. Who was Mr. Winter?
5. Why didn't Josef Matt climb down the mountain with Teo?
6. Why was Rudi concerned about his boots?
7. What did the man in the cabin look like?
8. Why did Rudi have to keep to the shadows while playing hooky from work?
9. How were Franz and Captain Winter different as climbers?
10. What did Rudi's uncle's face tell him, and how did this make Rudi feel?
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