Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Elder Gull tells Jonathan that the key is knowing that one has already _________ when it comes to the way he moves from place to place.
2. How far are the gulls on Earth from Heaven?
3. What does Jonathan feel he was born to do?
4. Sullivan declares Jonathan has less fear of _____ than any gull in 10,000 years.
5. If you learn nothing, Jonathan finds out, the next world is ________.
Essay Topic 1
The existence of an afterlife is something that becomes a crucial part of the knowledge and the development of some of the Gulls in this book. But the definition of this afterlife is a little harder to grasp.
Part 1: How does the knowledge of the afterlife affect Johnathan?
Part 2: What does Jonathan learn about the idea of the afterlife? How is it described to him?
Part 3: Why does Jonathan simply accept the idea of an afterlife as it is given to him?
Essay Topic 2
Jonathan yearns to teach the others what he has learned from Sullivan and Chiang. He wants to spread the word about his discoveries and how other Gulls can learn to live their lives.
Part 1: Why does Jonathan believe is a born teacher?
Part 2: What qualities does Jonathan have that will make him a good teacher to those other Gulls?
Part 3: Why can't Jonathan be content teaching the Gulls in heaven where he resides?
Essay Topic 3
The idea of needing 10,000 reincarnations to "get" the meaning of life seems astounding to read in this book. The Gull needs to come back to the Earth again and again in order to learn the lessons Jonathan learns.
Part 1: Why does an ordinary Gull need 10,000 reincarnations to understand the meaning of life?
Part 2: What other lessons do Gulls learn as they go through these various reincarnations?
Part 3: What makes Jonathan so special in regards to this idea of reincarnations?
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