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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the second tablet include?
2. How much should Rodan loan to his sister's husband?
3. Who is riding with the leader of the caravan?
4. What does Banzar tell everyone?
5. What kind of gates were at the front of Babylon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The idea of luck and its misfortune is brought up at several points of the book. But when Arkad cautions the men against gambling, do you think this goes against his other advice about taking immediate action? If someone does something quickly and without hesitation, Arkad seems to say that this is a favorable way to live and to amass wealth. But at the same time, it's risky. Does Arkad contradict himself in the fourth chapter, in your opinion?
Essay Topic 2
After hearing the story of Sharru Nada and Arad Gula, Hadan Gula seems to understand the lesson of having to work hard in order to gain wealth. But does it seem as though this story will actually drive the grandson to work as hard? If you were to hear such a story about your grandparent, would it compel you to change your life? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Rodan is put into a difficult situation when he is asked to loan money to his sister's husband. If you were given a comparable amount of gold, what would you do in his situation? Would you seek out advice from others or you decide on your own? Explain your thought process.
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