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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. Which of the following symptoms does not affect Zacul as he is fighting against the poisons in his system?
2. What does Ford use to build a small fort, hoping to attract Jake's attention?
3. Which of the following statement is not true about Jake Hollins's condition when he is found?
4. What overwhelming emotion does Tomlinson feel after his interrogation?
5. What city does Ford swear he called right before his abduction?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does General Suarez burst into Ford's hotel room in Masagua?
2. What condition is Jake Hollins in when Ford finally finds him?
3. How does Helen, Hollins's ex-wife, treat Ford when he arrives at her doorstep?
4. What relationship does Ford have with Durell?
5. What do Ford and Tomlinson discuss when they are in the prisoner truck headed to the camp?
6. What sound does Ford hear in the distance while he is inside Zacul's tent?
7. How does the judge in Sandy Key treat Ford when he hears Ford is searching for Jake Hollins?
8. How and why does Ford test Tomlinson's honesty while they are traveling through Costa Rica?
9. What confessions does Pilar make to Ford when she sees him after the fight?
10. What type of documentation does Ford bring with him to Costa Rica?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ford has been close to General Riviera. First, explain how these two men met. Over what activities did they bond? Then, explain how General Riviera feels about Ford's search for Jake Hollins and how he aided Ford in his quest. Be sure to include at least two specific scenes from the novel that you think support your argument to the relationship between Ford and General Riviera.
Essay Topic 2
The people of Masagua have an interesting history. First, describe the history that is recorded in the Kin Qux Cho. Who is allowed access to this history? Then, explain how the history of the Masagua people directly affects the plot of the novel and the life of young Jake Hollins. Be sure to cite at least two specific examples from the text to strengthen your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
Although Jake Hollins is relatively absent from the pages of the novel as a whole, he could be considered one of the most important characters in the story. First, describe Jake Hollins and his relationship with Ford. Do you think Jake should be considered one of the most important characters in the novel? Choose at least two specific scenes from the novel to strengthen your argument.
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