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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 beggar tells Elisha not to be afraid of the dark. Night is ____________ than day.
2. Whose face does Elisha see as he is staring out the window during this particular night?
3. In London, Dawson's mother requests _____________ for David ben Moshe in order to save her own son.
4. What is a Meshulah, or the person that Elisha sees Gad during his time with Elisha?
5. For two hours each day, ____________ indoctrinates the recruits with the Movement's ideology.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the subject that Elisha wants to study when he is enrolled at Sorbonne in Paris?
2. What makes Elisha feel uneasy about Gad when Gad first enters his life at his furnished flat?
3. What is the cellar of the two story building somewhere between Ramat-Gan and Tel Aviv used for?
4. What does Elisha know about the man who is residing in the hiding place where Elisha is?
5. What are some of the basic ideas of the Movement's ideology as taught to recruits by Gad?
6. What is the lesson of the grizzled master that Elisha remembers when he learns about the idea of killing others?
7. Why does Gad want Elisha to join the Movement of Jews who are fighting against the English?
8. What has Elisha seen every night since hearing the advice of the beggar?
9. What was the goal of the first rad that Elisha went on as a part of the Movement?
10. What happens to Elisha after he spends a month in a youth camp in Normandy, France?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Facing the man he is to kill is not a simple task for Elisa, nor would many people consider it a simple task.
Part 1: Why do you think Elisha wants to face the man he is told he will kill in the morning?
Part 2: Why do you think Dawson tries to talk with Elisha before he dies?
Part 3: Would you have been able to sit and talk with the man who you were about to kill? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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 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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