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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. How does General Zacul die?
2. Which of the following characters confronts Ford about his relationship with Dr. Braun-Richards?
3. What sound does Ford hear in the distance as he is trying to give medical attention to Zacul?
4. What type of building is the injured Ford held in while he recuperates in Managua?
5. At what time of day do Ford and Tomlinson leave Costa Rica for Masagua?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Wendy Stafford?
2. Why does Ford spend an evening searching for frogs in Zacul's prison camp?
3. What do Ford and Tomlinson discuss when they are in the prisoner truck headed to the camp?
4. What type of documentation does Ford bring with him to Costa Rica?
5. How does General Juan Riviera greet Ford when he arrives in Masagua?
6. How does Zacul react when he sees that many of his guards are falling ill?
7. What happens to Tomlinson when he is separated from Ford in Masagua?
8. Why are Zacul's prison camps so full?
9. What happens when Ford goes to Jessica's to visit with her after returning home from Masagua?
10. How was Ford saved during the fight at Zacul's camp?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the novel, Ford juggles romantic relationships with three women: Pilar, Jessica, and Sheri. First, describe Ford's relationship with each of these three women. How did they meet? Then, explain which woman you believe is the best romantic fit for Ford and why.
Essay Topic 2
The area called God's Eye Lake is one that is important to the investigation into Jake's disappearance as well as for the terrorists who run rampant in Masagua. First, describe the setting of God's Eye Lake. What makes this place significant in Mayan culture? Then, explain how the setting of the lake functions within the group Zacul leads. How does this place become an important setting in the search for Jake Hollins?
Essay Topic 3
Zacul is a dangerous character interested in preserving only one thing: himself. First, describe Zacul physically. According to the text, what conclusions can one make about Zacul's character simply by looking at him? Are these conclusions usually true? Be sure to choose at least two scenes from the novel that exemplify Zacul's character and describe them, strengthening your argument.
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