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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. What two boys help Bert with his garbage business?
2. Besides being drafted, what other dilemma does Jim struggle with?
3. How many marriages will be produced between the Elliot and MacAllister families?
4. How does Jim improve his Spanish speaking skills during the summer of his sophomore year?
5. What does Jim call the underclassmen to do besides "believing" in the Christian life?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the advantage of Jim's unemployment between doing odd jobs and applying for a substitute teaching position?
2. What is the significance of Jim and Elisabeth both majoring in Greek?
3. What does Jim conclude while attending the 1948 International Student Missionary Convention at the University of Illinois?
4. What are some of the tenets Fred and Clara Elliot raise their children to believe?
5. Why are the Indians curious about the white men?
6. What does Jim learn while working side-by-side with his father the summer after his college graduation?
7. What is special about Elisabeth's visit to Jim the second week into the fall semester?
8. What are some of the activities Jim, Dave Howard, Verd Holsteen and Roger Lewis do while traveling for the Foreign Missions Fellowship in 1948?
9. What role does prayer lead in Jim's daily schedule?
10. What is the significance of Jim turning down the offer to act as the business manager of the Tower?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jim is regarded as a woman hater while a young adult. Elisabeth's friends tell her that breaking a date with Jim is a bad move. How does Jim gain this reputation? How would Jim's life be different if his view of women was different? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
The murder of the five missionaries is widely reported among news outlets throughout the United States. What lessons does this incident teach future missionaries conducting fieldwork? What skills or lessons do you learn from this incident? How would you change the missionary field responsibilities for the future based on this incident?
Essay Topic 3
Obedience, honesty, and hospitality are family values Fred and Clara Eliot teach their children. The couple considers too much money a curse. What events, individuals, or experiences shaped Fred and Clara's child-raising attitudes? Cite examples of situations that reflect the children following obedience, honesty, and hospitality.
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