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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 motivated Rudi to go on?
(a) Franz was on his way to the top.
(b) The fact that he had to.
(c) He was his fathers' son.
(d) He knew that he must help Saxo.
2. About how many feet were above Rudi?
(a) Almost one thousand.
(b) Almost twenty two hundred.
(c) Almost two thousand.
(d) Almost three thousand.
3. What must always come first in any situation?
(a) The maintenance of group responsibility.
(b) The responsibility of a porter to the guide.
(c) The injuries of a person in trouble.
(d) The help of another climber.
4. Where did the guides think that Rudi was?
(a) In a crevasse.
(b) Up on the Citadel.
(c) Back in Kurtal.
(d) Eaten by demons.
5. Where did Rudi keep near when he had approached the area in which the avalanche had occurred the day before?
(a) The right hand side.
(b) The center or the slide area.
(c) The left hand side.
(d) The rock wall.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long would Rudi give himself to go up?
2. What did Rudi still have in his hands?
3. Why wouldn't Franz continue to the top of the mountain, despite Winter insisting he do so?
4. What had awakened Rudi?
5. What had unnerved Rudi?
Short Essay Questions
1. What made Rudi's actions regarding Saxo's rescue all the more selfless?
2. How did Winter's rationalization make sense to Franz?
3. Why was Frau Matt not upset with Paul Tauglich?
4. Why doesn't Saxo want to climb with Franz?
5. Why didn't Rudi turn around when he knew he had to go back or be caught in darkness?
6. In what ways did the Englishman not look so good?
7. How did Saxo treat pursuit of the summit originally? How did this change following his injury?
8. In what ways did Rudi's vanquishing of fear change his perspective?
9. How did Winter keep peace between the two rival guides?
10. What is Rudi's second major contribution to this hike, and how was it different from his attempted contribution before?
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