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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 do the signs at the cave warn intruders about?
2. How does Knoll threaten Rachel?
3. What did Margarethe want to know about the excavation?
4. Whose presence does Knoll sense behind him as he enters the cave?
5. Where is Paul keeping the letters and wallet found in the cave?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Wayland McKoy and how do Paul and Rachel meet him?
2. Even though Wayland seems to be very trusting of the Cutlers, why is Paul still reticent to reveal anything to him?
3. What does Pannik reveal to Paul and Rachel regarding explosions in the cave?
4. What information does Paul provide to the investigator, Fritz Pannik, and how does Paul learn about Rachel's condition?
5. Describe the flirtatious interaction between Knoll and Rachel as they make their way to Danya's house.
6. What does Danya tell Rachel and Knoll about Enrich Koch?
7. How do Suzanne and Knoll get killed?
8. What information does Danya give to Rachel and Knoll about The Amber Room and why is he so forthcoming?
9. How do Loring and Suzanne eliminate Fellner and Monika from the search for The Amber Room?
10. How do Rachel and Paul differ in their views about continuing on with the investigation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses some important instances of foreshadowing in the story. Explain what foreshadowing is and cite at least two examples making sure to explain what makes each an example of foreshadowing.
Essay Topic 2
Berry uses more than one instance of irony in the story. Cite at least two other examples you can identify in the story and note why they are examples of irony.
Essay Topic 3
The author creates characters who are sympathetic and those who are not. Name at least three characters for whom you have sympathy and reasons why. Then name at least three characters who have not earned your sympathy and identify reasons why.
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