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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. Paul tells Rachel that he is suspicious of whom?
2. How does Rachel feel about Knoll?
3. How much money had McKoy promised his investors regardless of whether or not he found an art fortune?
4. Where is Paul lurking at the beginning of Chapter 52?
5. Where is Paul keeping the letters and wallet found in the cave?
Short Essay Questions
1. What literary devices does the author use to indicate the dialogue and views of the different characters?
2. What does the party discover when venturing further into the cave?
3. Describe what takes place in the mine with Rachel, Knoll and Suzanne.
4. How does Paul's character begin to show more depth?
5. After Paul tells Wayland about Grumer, what does Wayland learn from Grumer when he confronts him?
6. Describe the encounter between Knoll and Suzanne at the dig site.
7. Describe the flirtatious interaction between Knoll and Rachel as they make their way to Danya's house.
8. What is the string of deaths related to The Amber Room since 1957 and what does Fellner give Knoll permission to do now?
9. Who is Wayland McKoy and how do Paul and Rachel meet him?
10. What information does Danya give to Rachel and Knoll about The Amber Room and why is he so forthcoming?
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
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.
Essay Topic 3
Greed takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
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