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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. When Danny was shot a third time in Chapter 7, it was where?
2. Back at the ranch, over how many people had gathered in Chapter 10?
3. What is the title of Chapter 9?
4. Marcus was given shelter by friendly tribesmen from what village in the narrative?
5. A young boy around 17 came into Marcus' room, and enjoyed watching what, in Chapter 10?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who helped hide Marcus from the Taliban fighters in Chapter 11? What discovery did he make of the villagers?
2. Who reassured Marcus's mother in Chapter 11? What did he tell her?
3. How is Marcus's family's plight described in Chapter 9? What was being reported in the news about the mission?
4. Where did Marcus and his team members head after landing in Chapter 7?
5. Who did Marcus encounter relating to his mission in Chapter 11? What did he do?
6. What happened after Marcus fell down the mountainside in Chapter 7? How was he reunited with his team?
7. What happened when Marcus was taken into the village in Chapter 10? Who came and interrogated him?
8. How does the author describe the atmosphere at Marcus's parents home in Chapter 10?
9. 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?
10. What did Marcus encounter as he searched for water in Chapter 9? How does he describe his plight?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the history and the work of the U.S. Navy SEALs and analyze Marcus's journey in the Prologue. What did Marcus find difficult about the trip? What do the SEALs specialize in? What does "SEAL" stand for?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the injuries sustained by Marcus during his escape in Chapter 9. In what state was Marcus when he was discovered by the tribesmen? What is the culture and history of these people? Why did they choose to help Marcus?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and discuss the actions of the crew aboard the MH-47 and the shooting down of the aircraft in Chapter 8. What weaponry was used in this endeavor? How many men were killed in the helicopter crash? Who were they?
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