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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 are Rachel's thoughts after escaping the mine explosion?
2. The group is unsure of whose interest in The Amber Room?
3. What do Loring and Suzanne tell the people in #164?
4. What does Fritz inform Rachel and Paul about regarding the mine?
5. What does Loring show his guests during dinner?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the flirtatious interaction between Knoll and Rachel as they make their way to Danya's house.
2. What do Loring and Suzanne reveal to Monika and Fellner regarding the disposition of The Amber Room?
3. How do Loring and Suzanne eliminate Fellner and Monika from the search for The Amber Room?
4. How do Suzanne and Knoll get killed?
5. What information does Paul provide to the investigator, Fritz Pannik, and how does Paul learn about Rachel's condition?
6. What does Paul's willingness to go to the McKoy dig site signify to Rachel?
7. How does Paul's character begin to show more depth?
8. Who is Wayland McKoy and how do Paul and Rachel meet him?
9. What has Rachel learned about herself and how does she feel about Paul now?
10. Describe what takes place in the mine with Rachel, Knoll and Suzanne.
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
Greed takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
"The Amber Room" is a modern-day mystery and thriller story. What does that classification entail? Why does this novel fit into this category? Explain.
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