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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. In what church do Frank and Gordy find the priest?
2. What does Sara tell the A.E. they need?
3. What game does the creature invite Hammond to play?
4. What happens once travel arrangements are made?
5. What do the survivors realize the water is?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the group learn from examination of a sample of the Ancient Enemy?
2. Why are Bryce and Jenny discouraged when Copperfield arrives?
3. What brainstorm does Sara have that she is afraid to voice out loud, but that the others sense hope in?
4. What is so unusual about the conditions at the Sheffield home that Frank and Gordy ask Bryce to come and look?
5. Why is Gordy so disturbed when he and Frank go into Our Lady of the Mountains Church?
6. What is the creature unable to use and how is that brought to the survivor's attention?
7. What does Flyte share with the six remaining survivors when he gets to Snowfield?
8. How does the creature reveal its range of knowledge and intelligence?
9. What happens after the helicopter drops the Biosan-4 and they spray the first representation that the A.E. sends them?
10. What do Copperfield's men discover in the sewer system as they are running power cables?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Who in the group realizes that his occupation has squandered the gifts he was given? To what gifts is he referring? What promise does he make to himself and to God if he survives the ordeal in Snowfield? What happens that makes him believe he is being given a second chance? In reality, what is the source of this vision? What happens when he approaches, despite warnings not to from everyone else? Why is it likely that his death is so graphic and disturbing?
Essay Topic 3
What is unusual about the town of Snowfield when Jennifer and Lisa arrive? How do both girls perceive the town differently at first? What are the first things that Jennifer notices as she is driving home versus the first impressions that Lisa has of her new home? Where does Jennifer discover her housekeeper, Hilda? How is this traumatic for Lisa and why is it significant to her? What memory overlaps her observations at first?
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