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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 does Bobby say is the strangest part about Muktananandaji's story?
2. Who do the Kapalikas serve?
3. Why does Krishna stop telling about Muktananandaji?
4. Who teaches Muktananandaji to be fugal?
5. Why does Bobby not like the terminal in India?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Bobby think about when he sees the lights of Calcutta?
2. What does Muktananandaji's story have to do with Das?
3. What does Abe say is different about the recent postings of an Indian poet?
4. What does Bobby give money to Muktananandaji for?
5. What is the second duty of a Kapalika initiate?
6. What does Krishna tell Bobby about Kali?
7. What does Gupta emphasize to Bobby when they speak for the first time?
8. What is Amrita doing while discussing the trip with Bobby the night before they leave?
9. How do Indians dispose of the bodies of dead animals and humans?
10. How do people treat Muktananandaji after the Kapalika meeting, and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by many characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 2
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
Essay Topic 3
Bobby and Das are deeply affected by poetry. How did this interest in this particular literary genre come to be, and what affect does this have on Bobby and Das's ability to relate to each other?
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