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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. What was the rumbling that Rudi heard?
(a) A rockslide below him.
(b) An avalanche to the side of him.
(d) A rockslide above him.
2. What motivated Rudi to go on?
(a) He was his fathers' son.
(b) The fact that he had to.
(c) He knew that he must help Saxo.
(d) Franz was on his way to the top.
3. What dismayed Rudi?
(a) He knew the others would be up and knew what he was doing.
(b) He thought Saxo had already reached the summit.
(c) He could only move at such a pace and not beyond it.
(d) Time and space had lost meaning.
4. What made Rudi not want to go back to Kurtal?
(a) His uncles' anger and his mother's tears.
(b) All of these.
(c) The dirty dishes at the Beau Site Hotel.
(d) The mocking laughter of Klaus Weisselhoft.
5. Who stands up for Rudi and prevents Franz from taking him down the mountain?
(b) Captain Winter.
(c) Klaus Wesselhoft.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was it that brought Rudi's belongings further?
2. What had awakened Rudi?
3. What resolve deepened in Rudi?
4. Where did the guides think that Rudi was?
5. Why hadn't Rudi turned around when he knew he needed to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What kinds of things had changed since Rudi had nodded off?
2. What is Rudi's second major contribution to this hike, and how was it different from his attempted contribution before?
3. Before Franz hears from Winter in regards to Rudi's climbing ability, how does he feel?
4. Why was Frau Matt not upset with Paul Tauglich?
5. What happened, and how did it strand Rudi?
6. In which way did Rudi earn his uncle's admiration?
7. In what ways did Rudi's vanquishing of fear change his perspective?
8. What can the chapter title refer to if it is used as a metaphor?
9. How did Winter's rationalization make sense to Franz?
10. How would the group had been defeated if not for Rudi?
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