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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Blakely tell Ashley when she asks if the site has been dated?
(a) It has been carbon dated at five-point-two million years.
(b) They have conflicting information about the dates.
(c) About three thousand years.
(d) Not yet.
2. What does Khalid say when Ben asks if he is a geologist?
(a) Of sorts.
(b) The Antarctic Treaty of 1959.
(d) Much more than that.
3. What does Linda realize after waking up with a headache in chapter seventeen?
(a) They have drunk poisoned water.
(b) They are exhibiting heat exhaustion.
(c) The fungi is killing them.
(d) They are catching an illness.
4. What reason does Linda have for going through Khalid's backpack in chapter nineteen?
(a) Looking for food.
(b) Looking for a cigarette.
(c) She was curious if he had any more pain pills in it.
(d) Looking for batteries.
5. In chapter four, how does Ashley compare herself to Linda?
(a) A sows ear next to a silk purse.
(b) A piece of granite next to a rose.
(c) Less than competition.
(d) Beast and the beauty.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who shoots the monster in chapter fifteen when it is dragging Linda off?
2. What is Jason doing when Ashley calls him to check in on him in chapter four?
3. What does Ashley say when Michaelson states being mad at Halloway for delaying their search?
4. Where does Ben tell Ashely that he was raised in chapter two?
5. What does Ben tell Ashley in chapter twelve, after she and Halloway have a confrontation.
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens in chapter five when Jason goes to the bathroom?
2. What does Blakely show Ashley when they first meet in chapter one?
3. When they get across the river and find blood explain what Ashley and Villanueva discuss about Halloway coming across the river.
4. Describe the dream that Ben has in chapter two.
5. What does Colonel Matson explain to Ben when he goes to see Ben in chapter two?
6. Describe the conversation that Ashley and Blakely have in the elevator in chapter six.
7. What do Ben, Michaelson, and Ashley find when they are at the top of the wall that they scale in chapter eighteen?
8. What does Khalid reveal while he is talking to Ashley, Linda, and Ben in chapter four?
9. Describe the cavern that the group finds to hide in in chapter seventeen.
10. What is revealed about Ben's childhood in chapter two?
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