Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Chapter 14 finds Bell is working for the Red Cross in what location?

2. Upon returning home, Bell spends how long writing a new book bearing the title Amurath to Amurath?

3. Much of Bell's information is provided by Richard (Dick) Doughty-Wylie who is now living where?

4. Victorian England allows Bell the comforts of her family's wealth, but also limits the possibilities in life for woman like Bell for what reasons?

5. Bell is ready to make a journey into where in November 1913, but encounters a number of delays?

Short Essay Questions

1. Chapter 17 opens with Bell's relationship with Lawrence developing in what manner?

2. What takes place when Bell's white paper is published?

3. What does author Janet Wallach establish in the opening chapters of the book?

4. Where are some places Chapter 22 reflects Bell is traveling through en route to Baghdad?

5. What troubles occur in Chapter 34?

6. Why is Bell mourning an individual in Chapter 4?

7. What transpires upon Cox's return to Baghdad in Chapter 27 and Bell relates her concerns?

8. What transpires for Bell during the first half of 1918?

9. What transpires in June 1914 that causes the British government to seek Bell out again?

10. What is Bell writing about during the spring of 1906?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What role did Bell play in the Paris Peace Conference of 1919?

Essay Topic 2

How did Bell serve as an adviser to kings, which Wallach notes in the title of her biography of Bell?

Essay Topic 3

How does a woman of Bell's intellect and thirst for adventure attain her goals when raised in a Victorian Era environment?

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