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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What had disappeared with Rudi's fear?
2. What was the main reason that Saxo gave that he wouldn't climb with Franz?
3. Why did Rudi believe that Winter would make it?
4. What was the rumbling that Rudi heard?
5. What motivated Rudi to go on?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Saxo treat pursuit of the summit originally? How did this change following his injury?
2. How did Rudi motivate himself when he thought he couldn't manage it?
3. How did Winter's rationalization make sense to Franz?
4. What can the chapter title refer to if it is used as a metaphor?
5. In which way did Rudi earn his uncle's admiration?
6. Why was Rudi so tired?
7. In what ways did Rudi's vanquishing of fear change his perspective?
8. Before Franz hears from Winter in regards to Rudi's climbing ability, how does he feel?
9. How does Captain Winter shame the two guides into working together?
10. What made Rudi's actions regarding Saxo's rescue all the more selfless?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the statement Teo makes, "You cannot bottle the wind." To what is he referring? What literary device is this? What does Teo do in this chapter, and how is it beneficial to Rudi?
Essay Topic 2
Speculate on why Winter gave the glory of climbing the mountain to Rudi. What might have been different if he had told the townspeople the truth? What would have happened? What might have possessed Winter to give up the Citadel so easily?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the tactical diplomacy of Winter involving Franz and Saxo. In which ways did he accomplish their working together. How did he get them to see eye-to-eye? Was this an effective tactic? Why or why not? What might have been a better way?
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