Daughter of the Mountains Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Louise S. Rankin
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 is the first of the three vehicles of Buddhism?

2. What is the vehicle ridden most often by Momo in the novel?

3. Since what age has Momo wanted the dog she desires?

4. What does Momo refer to as the "land of turquoise"?

5. What term refers to that which is of or belonging to language?

Short Essay Questions

1. What elements of Momo's character maintain her focus along the journey? How is this shown in Chapters 3 and 4?

2. What obstacles does Momo encounter in entering the palace in Chapter 8?

3. What exposition is revealed in the beginning of Chapter 2? When does it take place?

4. What does Momo learn about the British gentleman from Big Dorje?

5. Where does Momo wake up at the beginning of Chapter 3? What route does she begin descending?

6. Where does Momo initially depart on her journey in Chapter 2? What does she pass through?

7. What do Chapters 3 and 4 reveal about Momo's character? What is her greatest obstacle?

8. How is the balance of adventure and fortune in Momo's life portrayed in Chapter 6?

9. What does Momo think of her surroundings during her first stop in Chapter 6? What does she see there?

10. What does the British gentleman give Momo in Chapter 6?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the location, geography, and climate of the Great Trade Route, the mountain Jelep La, and the region of Sikkhim. What obstacles does Momo face along her path?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the author's use of symbolism, metaphor and simile in the narrative. How is Momo's entrapment in Chapter 4 symbolic? How does it relate to the novel's themes?

Essay Topic 3

Describe Momo's theological faith and how it compares and contrasts the beliefs of Momo's mother and father. How do Momo's mother and father differ in their view of God?

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