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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. When it is time, Elisha sees a __________ giving absolution to David.
2. What is NOT one of the things that John Dawson asks Elisha to bring him?
3. When Elisha begs the boy for answers, what does the boy reply?
4. Who beats Elisha to bringing the food down to John Dawson?
5. What are the positions of the people in the group of men that Gad has to select from?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the beggar do to Elisha when Elisha begs for answers about the meaning of his words?
2. Why does the room feel crowded to Elisha as the clock ticks past midnight in the chapter?
3. What happened to Stefan at the concentration camp where Elisha was held as well?
4. What did Ilana do to narrowly escape her own death, according to her recollection?
5. What does Elisha begin to understand about the idea of killing others as he talks with the younger version of himself?
6. How are things different when Elisha returns upstairs after the killing of John Dawson?
7. What did Gideon do to narrowly escape his own death, according to his recollection?
8. Why is Elisha positive that John Dawson will not want anything to eat during his time being captured?
9. What is the macabre reasoning for Catherine's desire to make love to Elisha at the youth camp in Normandy?
10. What does John Dawson request from Elisha after he begins to pace around the room?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Ilana has a radio broadcast that talks about the idea that certain deaths are meaningful and others are not.
Part 1: Why do you think some deaths are more meaningful than others?
Part 2: Why do you think Ilana condemns the British government for the death of John Dawson?
Part 3: Isn't Ilana's logic incorrect? Why does she praise a death that the Movement does not necessarily want to occur?
Essay Topic 3
Pride seems to be a large part of the decisions which are being made in this story. People do things because they think they should, not because they want to do them necessarily.
Part 1: Why do you think the movements believe that they have to act a certain way?
Part 2: What do you think might happen if a side did back down? How would this be a bad thing for them?
Part 3: Do you think pride is a major cause of world struggles? Why or why not?
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