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

Louise S. Rankin
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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. The women whom Momo encounters maintain that the mule train is ___________.

2. What does Momo give to the Buddha shrine as a way of demanding that the Buddha hear her?

3. According to Little Dorje, who might take Momo to Kalimpong?

4. What is the name of the merchant Momo encounters?

5. According to the boy, who was going to buy Pempa?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. What does Momo's mother tell the tradesmen in Chapter 1? What is their response?

5. What does Momo think of her new surroundings and people in Chapter 3?

6. From where were Momo's theological beliefs inherited? How does Momo view God?

7. What incident takes place as Momo passes through Lingtam? Why is Momo followed?

8. What does Momo do at age eight to get the Buddha's attention to her prayers? What do the priests tell Momo?

9. How does Momo feel at nightfall in Chapter 2? What happens at the end of the chapter?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the origins and history of Tibetan Buddhism and its role in Daughter of the Mountains. How is the theme of religion exemplified in the novel?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the location of the giant staircase and the border from Tibet into India. How big was Kalimpong during this time? How steep are the mountains that Momo descends?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the setting at the beginning of Daughter of the Mountains. What is the name of Momo's village? How big is it? What time does the story take place in?

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