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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. Who is Martin Lap?
2. Where does Mack say he will take both Natalya and her father?
3. By which river does Joe fall asleep from weariness?
4. What makes Talya reluctant to go to America?
5. Where does Mack tell Stephen to meet him in Chapter 17?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Yakov on the run from the Soviets?
2. What does Mack do with the reindeer he kills?
3. Why does Mack want to find his own place to stay?
4. What problems does Mack have at the beginning of Chapter 6?
5. What does Colonel Zamatev already know about Mack?
6. Describe the cells the guards take Mack back to?
7. Why does Kyra want to change the guards at the Chinese border?
8. What is Zamatev's relationship with Kyra?
9. Why does Natayla want to make Mack a shirt?
10. In what way is Mack cautious when approaching the woman?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Pick a character from the book and discuss his or her goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
Essay Topic 2
What is Ostap's role in the novel? How does Ostap's character provide a contrast to Mack's character? What does Ostap's character highlight about Mack's character? How would the story change if Ostap was not a character in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Mack's Indian identity.
1. How does Mack's Indian heritage help him in the novel?
2. What does it suggest about America in the fifties that a Native American could be so loyal towards the USA.
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