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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. Who hires the nurse who takes care of Rose's and Bianca's father when he is dying?
2. What is Bianca doing now?
3. Which sister drops out of school, and when?
4. What has Mr. Barton just done for Alec?
5. How does Rose's and Bianca's mother tell them to find what they need?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Zaga's stepchildren react when Zaga is sick in Chile?
2. Why do Wallace and Alec not travel together in the Malay Archipelago?
3. What is Wallace like when Alec first meets him?
4. What does Zaga find in Joel's closet?
5. What does Alec do before he sails for the Amazon?
6. What happens to Sarah Anne and Catherine after they perform their experiment?
7. What does Rose do now?
8. What is the only case where Alec precedes Wallace?
9. What happens to Zaga after the investment she makes in Nicholas Bennett's scheme fails?
10. Describe Rose's and Bianca's youth.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the purpose of scientific work in three stories? How do characters understand the purpose of their work? How do they expect to benefit society (or another person) with their work? Cite specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
What role does travel play in three stories? How does a character's traveling affect a story's plot? Cite specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
How does money appear in three stories? Are there other forms of exchange beside money? Cite specific examples from the text.
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