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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. How much money had McKoy promised his investors regardless of whether or not he found an art fortune?
2. What does Paul finally tell McKoy?
3. What is Wayland McKoy's current business in Germany?
4. What does Loring show his guests during dinner?
5. Fritz is notified about the explosion at the mine and that Rachel is _____________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Even though Wayland seems to be very trusting of the Cutlers, why is Paul still reticent to reveal anything to him?
2. What do Loring and Suzanne reveal to Monika and Fellner regarding the disposition of The Amber Room?
3. What does the party discover when venturing further into the cave?
4. Describe what takes place in the mine with Rachel, Knoll and Suzanne.
5. After Paul tells Wayland about Grumer, what does Wayland learn from Grumer when he confronts him?
6. What has Rachel learned about herself and how does she feel about Paul now?
7. Describe the encounter between Knoll and Suzanne at the dig site.
8. What information does Danya give to Rachel and Knoll about The Amber Room and why is he so forthcoming?
9. What is the purpose of the meeting between Margarethe (Suzanne) and Grumer?
10. Who is Wayland McKoy and how do Paul and Rachel meet him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of loss. Identify at least two themes about loss in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
Essay Topic 2
The author uses more than one theme in the novel. Identify at least two themes in the story, and then cite an example to support each theme.
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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