Banner in the Sky Test | Final Test - Hard

James Ramsey Ullman
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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. Where did Rudi keep near when he had approached the area in which the avalanche had occurred the day before?

2. What wasn't on the menu of the climbers?

3. Who was it that brought Rudi's belongings further?

4. What thought caused the specter to leave?

5. Although Winter wasn't in as good of health, what did Rudi see was untempered?

Short Essay Questions

1. What can the chapter title refer to if it is used as a metaphor?

2. In which way did Rudi earn his uncle's admiration?

3. How did Winter's rationalization make sense to Franz?

4. Why was Frau Matt not upset with Paul Tauglich?

5. What is the difference between the two guides as illustrated in this chapter?

6. What was the reason that Rudi couldn't come with Saxo and Winter to Broli?

7. How did Winter keep peace between the two rival guides?

8. What is Rudi's second major contribution to this hike, and how was it different from his attempted contribution before?

9. What made Rudi's actions regarding Saxo's rescue all the more selfless?

10. Why doesn't Saxo want to climb with Franz?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explain the differences in Frau Matt's behavior in the beginning of the novel and towards the end. What do you think was the impetus to change this opinion? What changes did Frau Matt make in her behavior due to a lack of choice? What behaviors were changed because she wanted to change them?

Essay Topic 2

Take a closer look at Rudi's character. How does he mature throughout the course of the story, and what events hasten this maturity? In what ways was it necessary for Rudi to mature before he climbed the Citadel, and why? Use quotes from the story to lend credibility to your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Rudi is devastated by his actions on the Wunderhorn. Discuss at least three different ways the boy could have chosen to handle the consequence of his action. How would each change him? How would those different decisions effect the outcome of the story? Explain.

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