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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. After the big news about funding, who goes on a supply run?
2. During their short vacation, what makes Hope question her husband's mental stability?
(a) His hole digging obsession.
(b) His golf obsession.
(c) His apparent laziness.
(d) His inability to stop working.
3. When did Hope meet her ex-husband?
(a) When she was a graduate student.
(b) When she was shopping.
(c) When he became a researcher, too.
(d) In elementary school.
4. Why does Hope decide to leave the researcher holiday early?
(a) To snoop through Ian's cottage.
(b) To escape the loud party.
(c) To get extra rest.
(d) She has a headache.
5. Who will meet the supply runner for a rendezvous?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Clovis?
2. What is Hope's husband doing when he gets an epiphany on their short vacation?
3. Who is Joao?
4. How many years did researchers conduct studies on chimps at this reserve?
5. Who does Hope stay with once she realizes her husband is crazy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the role of Rita-Mae to the chimps?
2. What are the living arrangements for the researchers at Grosso Arvore? What is included at the camp?
3. What is Usman's job? What exactly does he do?
4. Explain who Hope's research team includes.
5. What is the importance of Fermat's final theorem to this story?
6. What does Hope learn about John in a discussion with Bogden Lewkovitch? What does she not reveal in the discussion?
7. Why, in the beginning of the story, is the research crew so small?
8. Other than funding, what uncontrollable obstacle does Mallabar's research team face? How does the obstacle affect their work?
9. Describe John's research work early in his marriage to Hope.
10. Hope agrees not to tell anyone her discoveries about the chimps for fear of being fired. What does she decide to do with the information?
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