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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mathon show Rodan?
2. Who is the first person to talk to Banzar?
3. Who does Rodan talk to?
4. With whom does Dabasir take up?
5. What is the lesson of the first story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Bansir is a man who feels he works hard all day, but never earns enough to provide luxuries to his family. What do you think is his main problem in terms of not having the wealth he thinks he should have? Does the story indicate other problems besides an apparent misunderstanding of money? He has a good job, after all, so what do you feel is his biggest money issue?
Essay Topic 2
Arad Gula pays for Sharru Nada's freedom through hard work. But it seems that Sharru Nada could have bought his own freedom in time as well. Why is it that Sharru Nada wasn't able to work as hard as Arad Gula? What makes these characters similar and different? What makes these characters good business partners?
Essay Topic 3
What happens in order for Arkad to finally gain the advice and the guidance of Algamish? How do they meet? What does Algamish ask of Arkad? Does Arkad deliver on his promises? What does this exchange say about each character?
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