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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. How did this person come to compose his own music?
2. What causes one of these men to believe Stobrod and Pangle are holy men?
3. What noise attracts Inman to Ada and Ruby's camp?
4. What does Inman discover as he stops to fill a canteen in the chapter, A Vow to Bear?
5. What does Inman find when he eventually reaches Black Cove?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Stobrod tell Ruby and Ada to attempt to prove that he has changed?
2. Who attacks Sara's home while Inman is there?
3. Who visits Black Cove while Ruby is in town trading apple cider for beef?
4. How does Ada react when she first sees Inman? Does Ada react as Inman imagined she would?
5. What does Inman find when he finally reaches Black Cove?
6. What does Inman do in exchange for a hot meal from a grief stricken mother?
7. How does Inman end up at the home of a war widow?
8. Why are things awkward between Inman and Ada at first? How does this begin to change?
9. What does Inman learn about his new companion that leads him to a conclusion about his own future?
10. Who comes across Stobrod and Pangle, asking them questions before lining them up in front of a tree and shooting them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is Ada? Where has Ada come from? What kind of education does Ada have? Why? Is Ada's education typical of women who live in Cold Mountain? Why does Ada live in Cold Mountain? Why does Ada refuse to leave Cold Mountain when her father dies? How does Ada care for herself? Why does Ada not know how to cook?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Stobrod? How is Stobrod related to Ruby? Why does Ruby show hostility toward Stobrod? Does Stobrod deserve this hostility? Why or why not? How does Stobrod change from before he goes to war to when he returns? Does Ruby trust this change? Why or why not? What does Ada think of Stobrod's character? Does Ada like him? Does Ada's reaction affect Ruby in any way? How?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Ruby dislike Stobrod? Does Ruby have good reason to dislike her father? What does Ruby blame her father for? Was Stobrod ever abusive toward Ruby? Did Stobrod neglect his daughter? If so, why? Why does Ruby refuse to allow Stobrod around? Is this a punishment of sort? How does Ruby feel when Stobrod is shot? Does this change Ruby's relationship with her father? Why or why not?
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