Rain Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Who does Davidson go to visit?

2. Which character is accustomed to getting his/her own way?

3. Where will the group be forced to stay?

4. What is the occupation of Alec Macphail?

5. The inhabitants on the island do not celebrate or practice _____________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What event takes place in the morning? What is Macphail's part?

2. What is displeasing about the rooms rented by Horn?

3. What advice is given to Macphail by Mrs. Davidson?

4. What do the travelers do after disembarking from the ship?

5. What is the outcome of the meeting? What is Davidson's reaction?

6. What happens when Davidson storms into Thompson's room?

7. What is the outcome of Davidson's visit with the governor?

8. Where are the travelers headed in this part of the story?

9. What does Macphail see on his way to the wharf?

10. What bad news is brought by Davidson?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Explain in details the Davidsons' missionary experience. Include length of service, locations, and missions accomplished. What religion is most closely related to the Davidsons' ideals and actions? What kind of training would it take to become a missionary? How would you approach the job?

Essay Topic 2

Thompson is clearly a manipulative and powerful woman. Examine the woman's motives. Why do you think she was on the island? What is her back story? What was the crime she committed in San Francisco? What was the right decision made by the governor in regards to the deportation? What might happen to Thompson in the near future?

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast the personalities and characteristics of Macphail and Davidson.

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