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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Part II, what does H.H. say most historians want to do?
(a) Portray events sincerely.
(b) Portray events as they see them.
(c) Portray only what they want to remember.
(d) Portray only what is important to them.
2. Who or what occupies the narrator's thoughts the most on the journey in Part I?
(b) The Holy Grail.
(c) Solomon's Key.
(d) The Speaker.
3. What does the Leader say about "grace" in Part I?
(a) It cannot be bought.
(b) Once found it cannot be lost.
(c) It is not recognized by common people.
(d) It is regained by repentance.
4. What does the narrator say each member on the Journey East has to have?
(a) A common goal.
(b) Sturdy boots and clothing.
(c) Their own private goals.
(d) Food enough to share with each traveller.
5. What belief does H.H. say he is sadly sure of?
(a) His friend, Lukas, is a liar.
(b) He will never meet Princess Fatima.
(c) His health will weaken befor the Journey is complete.
(d) The original League document is in Leo's bag.
6. What do the officials instruct the narrator to do once he is a member of the League?
(a) Attach himself to a group of ten people en route to the expidition.
(b) Fast for forty days to prove he is worthy of the task before him.
(c) Meditate and prepare his body and soul to accept the Tao.
(d) Stand vigil over the sacred book for one full day and night.
7. In Part I, what does the narrator realize about the Journey East?
(a) It is a long and difficult journey.
(b) It brings full enlightment to each traveler.
(c) It is a procession of believers moving towards the East.
(d) It is a single pilgrmage.
8. Who or what does H.H. say is the basis of his community in Part II?
(a) The League.
(b) The Enlightenment.
(c) The journey.
(d) The Bible.
9. What does H.H. say no longer exists in the group?
(a) The desire to maintain unity.
(b) The desire to reach their individual goals.
(c) The strength to stay on the journey.
(d) The ability to remain in the League.
10. According to H.H., what must the historian do to allow meaning into a narrative?
(a) Invent units, heroes, nations, and ideas.
(b) Create realistic scenes with vivid imagery.
(c) Provide a common thread of knowlege for all of history.
(d) Remain as true to the actual events as possible.
11. What is the narrator's life-goal?
(a) To capture a magical snake.
(b) To understand the "Tao".
(c) To win the love of Princess Fatima.
(d) To travel with Roland.
12. In Part I, what does the narrator say the conquered nations are ready to believe in?
(a) A time of great exploration.
(b) Long lasting peace.
(c) Things beyond reality.
(d) Their freedom.
13. In Part II, what does H.H. say he would willing exchange his belief for?
(a) A chance to go home.
(b) A more hopeful belief.
(c) A chance to converse with Siddhartha.
(d) A chance to see the Christ child.
14. What is the first amazing phenomenon the narrator sees in Part I's journey?
(a) Saint Christopher pointing to the left.
(b) Agramant fighting the League leader.
(c) The Child Savior showing the way east.
(d) Leo turning himself into a dog.
15. What doubts do H.H.'s memory of the journey and participants of the World War share?
(a) Whether others care what happened to them.
(b) Whether their story is worth telling.
(c) Whether or not they really experienced it.
(d) Whether they will ever forget.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does H.H. describe his demeanor in Part II?
2. In Part II, where does one man assert an important document is?
3. Where do many of the journey members believe League documents are deposited?
4. In Part I, what does the narrator say that several other authors claim?
5. What or who does H.H. wish to save in Part II?
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