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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 resolve deepened in Rudi?
(a) To never slip.
(b) Not to fail them or betray their trust.
(c) To be loyal to the Herr.
(d) To make his father proud.
2. Who does Franz blame for Rudi's disappearance?
(a) Captain Winter.
3. Where did the guides think that Rudi was?
(a) Back in Kurtal.
(b) Eaten by demons.
(c) In a crevasse.
(d) Up on the Citadel.
4. Why couldn't Winter continue up the mountain?
(a) He had fallen and was in pain.
(b) He was struck with paroxysms of coughing.
(c) His feet hurt.
(d) He was too tired.
5. Why does Saxo think that so many people have come to the hut?
(a) To keep them from climbing the mountain.
(b) To hurt them so they can't go up the mountain.
(c) To plot against them.
(d) To create a situation in which no one goes up the mountain.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was it that brought Rudi's belongings further?
2. Why does Rudi think he can make it through the eye of the needle?
3. How many men were to remain behind?
4. Although Winter wasn't in as good of health, what did Rudi see was untempered?
5. Who was the first person to speak once the impact of what Rudi had said sunk in?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the difference between the two guides as illustrated in this chapter?
2. In what ways did the Englishman not look so good?
3. How did Rudi motivate himself when he thought he couldn't manage it?
4. What made Rudi's actions regarding Saxo's rescue all the more selfless?
5. What was the reason that Rudi couldn't come with Saxo and Winter to Broli?
6. How does Captain Winter shame the two guides into working together?
7. Why doesn't Saxo want to climb with Franz?
8. Before Franz hears from Winter in regards to Rudi's climbing ability, how does he feel?
9. In what ways did Rudi's vanquishing of fear change his perspective?
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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