|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What incident causes Alex to become angry and demolish his own bedroom?
(a) His father's shaving his mother's head.
(b) His mother going to the hospital.
(c) His sister crying about his mother's illness.
(d) His mother passing out in the kitchen.
2. Who does Alex envision as his future wife?
3. According to Padre Valdomero, a captured Indian is a _____________Indian.
4. What is Professor LeBlanc's opinion about humanoid beasts?
(a) They are terrifying.
(b) They are smarter than humans.
(c) They are nothing to fear.
(d) They do not exist.
5. What does Kate believe is the only way to learn?
(a) Find out for yourself.
(b) Study the mistakes of others.
(c) Read about the achievements of others.
(d) Listen to your elders.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Morgana teach Alex by stealing his possessions?
2. Who is Boroba?
3. Why does Alex enjoy mountain climbing?
4. What has made Alex brave enough to swim in the Amazon without fear?
5. What practical joke does Alex recall Kate playing on him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kate believe that the Indians of the Amazon are indeed civilized?
2. What kinds of problems does Kate believe there are?
3. How do the different members of the expedition believe the Beast should be dealt with?
4. What do the different members of the expedition regard as the most important resources in the Amazon basin?
5. What does Morgana take from Alex, and what does she give him?
6. What kind of father is John Cold?
7. Why is Cecilia Burns an important character although we never see her?
8. How does Kate show love for Alex in spite of her apparent disregard for his well-being?
9. Why does Cesar Santos say that the Amazon Indians rejected Christianity?
10. Why does Ludovic Leblanc's attitude toward women offend Kate and Omayra Torres?
This section contains 959 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)