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. What motivated Rudi to go on?

2. Where had Winter been hurt?

3. Why was not going on worst for Rudi?

4. Why did Saxo think that Josef and Stephenson couldn't find the way up the eastern face?

5. What did Rudi see on the cliff above?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened, and how did it strand Rudi?

2. Before Franz hears from Winter in regards to Rudi's climbing ability, how does he feel?

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

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

5. How did Rudi motivate himself when he thought he couldn't manage it?

6. What kinds of things had changed since Rudi had nodded off?

7. In what ways did the Englishman not look so good?

8. Why didn't Rudi turn around when he knew he had to go back or be caught in darkness?

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

10. Why was Rudi so tired?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How does the accident on the Wunderhorn change Rudi? Is this change for the positive or negative? Justify your answer. In what ways did this change Rudi's approach to climbing?

Essay Topic 2

Speculate on the purpose of Klaus' role in the story. Explain the feelings associated with this character from the perspective of the reader. Does this character play a significant role in the development of the story? Why or why not? Try and consider the author's reasoning for the incorporation of such a character.

Essay Topic 3

Despite failing on the Wunderhorn, Winter still keeps insisting that Rudi be tried again and have a chance to go with them. When Rudi finally gets this chance he makes sure not to let them down. Explain why this is the case. Why does Winter invest so deeply in the boy?

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