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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who names the baby Molly?
2. Why is Molly confident that the tracker will not be able to follow them?
3. Why does Mr. Keeling advise the Department of Native Affairs that the half-caste children should be removed from Jigalong?
4. What does Molly decide that night?
5. What is Molly's plan?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The film version of this book is described as a story that follows the 'triumph of the human spirit.' How well does this apply to the book and the characters in it? Explain your answer using examples from the book, not the film.
Essay Topic 2
Is there a 'bad guy' in this story? Who acts badly and why? Do people's motivations sometimes excuse their actions?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the character of Molly. What is her relationship like with the other girls? Is she a good leader?
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