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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. What noise draws everyone's attention?
2. What is attacking them?
3. What gives Lisa's story credibility?
4. How many bullets are fired by the woman upstairs?
5. How do most people in the group refer to whatever the unknown culprit is?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where do Jennifer and Lisa go next and why?
2. Where do they discover the housekeeper, Hilda, and what is odd about her?
3. What is so disturbing and fearful for young deputy Gordy Brogan?
4. What has become of Fletcher Kale?
5. What happens before the sisters leave the Oxley residence that scares and relieves Jenny at the same time?
6. What does Lisa want to do and why does Jennifer disagree?
7. What is odd about the condition of Paul Henderson and his surroundings?
8. What message do they find at Candleglow Inn and what horrifies them as they are leaving?
9. What is the first thing that Bryce Hammond rules out?
10. How is Lisa's analysis of the creatures' intelligence reinforced and when?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What happens to Fletcher Kale in the woods outside of Jake's cabin? Who arrives first? While Fletcher is trying to decide what to do, what does he see walking out of the woods and what is strange about it? How does the situation become even stranger in the next few minutes? Where do the new arrivals herd him into? Who is waiting there, sitting calmly and serenely beside an ever changing mass? What does this person tell Kale, and how does Kale respond?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Dr. Timothy Flyte? What is his significance to this story? What information does he have to contribute? How does he help to identify the entity responsible for the situation in Snowfield? What history does he provide about this entity and how far back in time does the existence of this entity go? What other mass disappearances are likely attributed to it:? What surprises does Flyte get when he learns about the entity first hand from those in Snowfield?
Essay Topic 3
What does Flyte tell the Ancient Enemy when it insists that human beings are merely cattle to it? How does Flyte explain the level of intelligence the creature has managed to evolve with? Why does that anger the Ancient Enemy? What attributes other than intelligence has the Ancient Enemy inadvertently absorbed along with the many people it has consumed to survive? Why is this significant now? What effect does it have on the creature?
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