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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Marcus learned that there was an American military base how far away from the village in Chapter 10?
(a) 12 miles.
(b) 20 miles.
(c) 5 miles.
(d) 50 miles.
2. Back in Texas there were now nearly how many people trying to stay optimistic in Chapter 11?
3. At the end of Chapter 8, as he lay hidden, Marcus killed how many Taliban fighters who could have found him?
4. How many cracked vertebrae did Marcus have after the battle in Chapter 8?
5. Who hurried over to Marcus and told him to run since Taliban fighters were in the village in Chapter 11?
Short Answer Questions
1. One day the villagers called out to Marcus excitedly because they had seen what, in Chapter 11?
2. Where did Marcus grow up?
3. Marcus was trying to make contact by radio after the battle ended in Chapter 8, but he couldn't speak for what reason?
4. Back in the U.S., Marcus's mom was getting depressed because Marcus had been missing for how long in Chapter 11?
5. What was the name of Marcus' twin brother?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author describe the atmosphere at Marcus's parents home in Chapter 10?
2. How is Marcus's family's plight described in Chapter 9? What was being reported in the news about the mission?
3. Who told the men to fall back in the beginning of Chapter 8? How was Marcus saved by a fallen log in the chapter?
4. What plan did Marcus and the villagers develop in order to reach the military base in Chapter 10? What was Marcus treated with for pain?
5. In what physical and emotional state was Marcus following the battle in Chapter 8?
6. How did Marcus and his men encounter goatherds in Chapter 7? What ethical dilemma did the team face?
7. What did Marcus do in order to mark his location to rescuers in Chapter 11? Why was finding a way out of the village important?
8. What happened when Marcus was taken into the village in Chapter 10? Who came and interrogated him?
9. When was Marcus taken to a cave by the villagers in Chapter 10? How does he describe the experience?
10. Who helped hide Marcus from the Taliban fighters in Chapter 11? What discovery did he make of the villagers?
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