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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 is David ben Moshe scheduled to die according to the judgment of military law?
2. What does Elisha have to do the following day that is making him pensive during this evening?
3. Elisha is usually uneasy about beggars who inspire in him mingled feelings of _________ and fear.
4. What are the people who come to the house actually learning about instead of traditional lessons?
5. Who owns the house that houses John Dawson as he is being hidden away from the English?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the subject that Elisha wants to study when he is enrolled at Sorbonne in Paris?
2. What is the face the Elisha sees the evening that takes place in this chapter?
3. What happens when Gad offers Elisha a future when he visits with him one fateful day?
4. What is the cellar of the two story building somewhere between Ramat-Gan and Tel Aviv used for?
5. What is the eleventh commandment that is taught to the recruits by a masked man with a soft voice?
6. What has Elisha done every night since learning the lesson of the beggar as it was taught to him?
7. What is the lesson that the beggar taught Elisha when he was walking through the dark?
8. What has Elisha seen every night since hearing the advice of the beggar?
9. What do several masked instructors teach to the new recruits when they arrive in Palestine?
10. What is the lesson of the grizzled master that Elisha remembers when he learns about the idea of killing others?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The presence of the Old Man is mysterious, though he controls all that happens in the story, it seems at times.
Part 1: Who do you think the Old Man is and just how powerful is he really in relation to the Movement?
Part 2: Why do you think the followers believe in what the Old Man says?
Part 3: Why do you think the followers go along with the ideas of the Old Man, even though they disagree?
Essay Topic 2
The story of the beggar has stayed with Elisha throughout his life, causing him to be less than afraid of the dark.
Part 1: Why do you think the story of the beggar has stayed with Elisha throughout the years?
Part 2: Do you think the beggar could have been symbolic of something else in Elisha's life? If so, what?
Part 3: What made you not be afraid of the dark anymore? Did a certain person teach you not to be afraid?
Essay Topic 3
The lines between what is wrong and what is right are blurred in this story as both sides have a compelling case based on their beliefs.
Part 1: Why do you think killing is thought to be okay in certain situations?
Part 2: Do you agree that killing in the name of a belief is right? Why or why not?
Part 3: What do you think the Movement also could have done to get David back?
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