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 role of the traders in Chapter 4. What influence do they have on the protagonist's decision to move forward?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the location and history of Gnatong. What led many men to die there? How does the narrator describe the area in the text?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the theme of determination and will in Daughter of the Mountain. How does theme differ from subject in a literary work? How is the theme of determination embodied in the text?

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