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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 does Winter explain that they should approach the mountain as a group?
(a) As equals, people that want to climb the Citadel together.
(b) As human beings, not people from different towns or nations.
(c) As rivals, and compete for the prize that is the top of the mountain.
(d) As friends, and bury the hatchet of hatred between the two villages.
2. Why did Rudi believe that Winter would make it?
(a) Winter was the epitome of a decent man.
(b) It had been Winter's dream to climb the Citadel before all of them.
(c) Winter had united two warring provincial towns.
(d) He of them all deserved the most to make it.
3. Who was it that brought Rudi's belongings further?
4. Who stands up for Rudi and prevents Franz from taking him down the mountain?
(b) Klaus Wesselhoft.
(c) Captain Winter.
5. How many men were to remain behind?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why was Rudi frustrated and shamed when he came to the crack?
2. Who does Franz blame for Rudi's disappearance?
3. What had changed about the night?
4. Where had Winter been hurt?
5. Where did Rudi realize he was?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the difference between the two guides as illustrated in this chapter?
2. What can the chapter title refer to if it is used as a metaphor?
3. How would the group had been defeated if not for Rudi?
4. How did the stillness affect Rudi?
5. Why didn't Rudi turn around when he knew he had to go back or be caught in darkness?
6. What kinds of things had changed since Rudi had nodded off?
7. How did Saxo treat pursuit of the summit originally? How did this change following his injury?
8. In what ways did the Englishman not look so good?
9. What is Rudi's second major contribution to this hike, and how was it different from his attempted contribution before?
10. In which way did Rudi earn his uncle's admiration?
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