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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 Old Man believes they cannot back away from their plans or the __________ will then seem weak to the outside world.
2. What kinds of lessons does Elisha immerse himself in when he is set up in his new home?
3. What is NOT one of the ways mentioned that might be considered 'any means necessary' in the goal of the Movement?
4. What is the only thing Elisha knows about the man he will be facing the following day?
5. Gad and David are childhood friends who entered the __________ together.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does John Dawson request from Elisha after he begins to pace around the room?
2. What happened to Stefan at the concentration camp where Elisha was held as well?
3. What was the goal of the first rad that Elisha went on as a part of the Movement?
4. What is the cellar of the two story building somewhere between Ramat-Gan and Tel Aviv used for?
5. What is the lesson that the beggar taught Elisha when he was walking through the dark?
6. What are some of the basic ideas of the Movement's ideology as taught to recruits by Gad?
7. What does Ilana say when she talks about she also kills with her voice? Do they have a choice?
8. What is the face the Elisha sees the evening that takes place in this chapter?
9. What does John Dawson reveal about his appetite on the last night before his execution?
10. What do several masked instructors teach to the new recruits when they arrive in Palestine?
Essay Topic 1
According to all of the people who are guarding Dawson, they have cheated death in many a situation.
Part 1: Why do you think the author thought it was important for the characters to mention the fact that they had cheated death?
Part 2: Do you feel more or less sympathetic for these people as they speak about their brushes with death?
Part 3: Have you ever cheated death? How did that make you feel afterward? If not you, then someone else?
Essay Topic 2
Gad is seen as someone who changes Elisha's life, but an outsider might also see his actions as attempting to brainwash the boy.
Part 1: How is Gad like a messenger in Elisha's life? How does he speak to Elisha in a way that reaches him?
Part 2: In what ways is Gad brainwashing the boy? Do you think this is being done on purpose?
Part 3: Do you think Gad is brainwashed by his own ideas? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Even in the face of pain and suffering, people in the Movement do not die - at least among the group of five.
Part 1: How do you think the five feel about their brushes with death?
Part 2: What do you think the Movement thinks about all of these brushes with death?
Part 3: Do you think these five have just been lucky or has divine intervention played a part?
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