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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. How was Rudi encouraged when he thought it was impossible to go any further?
(a) Saxo's mean words and the fact that he thought Kurtalers wouldn't climb.
(b) Winter's wise words, and his support of Rudi's climbing.
(c) It had been done before by his father.
(d) It had been clearly mapped out.
2. Why did Rudi believe that Winter would make it?
(a) Winter had united two warring provincial towns.
(b) He of them all deserved the most to make it.
(c) Winter was the epitome of a decent man.
(d) It had been Winter's dream to climb the Citadel before all of them.
3. Why does Saxo think that so many people have come to the hut?
(a) To create a situation in which no one goes up the mountain.
(b) To hurt them so they can't go up the mountain.
(c) To plot against them.
(d) To keep them from climbing the mountain.
4. Why wouldn't Franz continue to the top of the mountain, despite Winter insisting he do so?
(a) Rudi wasn't fit to travel.
(b) Winter insisted he stay.
(c) A guide of Kurtal does not leave his Herr on the mountain.
(d) Rudi had gotten hurt climbing through the Needle.
5. Where had Winter been hurt?
(a) His arm.
(b) His leg.
(c) His hand.
(d) His head.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Franz blame for Rudi's disappearance?
2. What dismayed Rudi?
3. What had disappeared with Rudi's fear?
4. What does Winter tell Rudi to do that scares him?
5. What had awakened Rudi?
Short Essay Questions
1. How would the group had been defeated if not for Rudi?
2. How does Captain Winter shame the two guides into working together?
3. In what ways did the Englishman not look so good?
4. What is Rudi's second major contribution to this hike, and how was it different from his attempted contribution before?
5. How did Rudi motivate himself when he thought he couldn't manage it?
6. What is the difference between the two guides as illustrated in this chapter?
7. How did Saxo treat pursuit of the summit originally? How did this change following his injury?
8. How did Winter's rationalization make sense to Franz?
9. How did the stillness affect Rudi?
10. What kinds of things had changed since Rudi had nodded off?
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