The Angels Weep Test | Final Test - Hard

Wilbur Smith
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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. Who is scratching at Robyn's bedroom window shutters, causing her to awaken from her sleep?

2. After ten months in the hospital, Craig is introduced to a new doctor. What is the doctor's name?

3. Who proposes to Janine?

4. Who owns Queen's Lynn?

5. Who is Bawu's grandfather?

Short Essay Questions

1. When Roland's navigator inquires after the health of Janine, what does Roland realize for the very first time?

2. Why does Jonathon love to haggle?

3. What is Cecil Rhodes's final act?

4. Why does Robyn insist on staying at Khami Mission and not flee for her life?

5. When the two men insist that Samson must join them, why does Samson agree even though he abhors violence and war?

6. When Gideon is asked to join the two men that appear at his house, Gideon declines because he is old and blind. How does the elder of the two men respond when Gideon declines?

7. Why is Craig Mellow embarrassed when he walks into the museum and is greeted by the woman behind the inquiries desk?

8. When Craig's companion is asked to describe Robyn St. John, how is Robyn described?

9. Why is it so ironic that Jonathon refuses to give any money to Craig?

10. When the British intelligence chief coordinator expresses bewilderment at how the terrorists can move freely, how does Leila explain it to him?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The author basically combines two different stories into one novel. The characters are only slightly connected through genetics and family history. Why might the author have chosen to tell both of these stories in one novel? What commonalities are found in each section? Would this novel have worked equally as well as two shorter stories instead of one combined story? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

The book is entitled, "The Angels Weep". Why did the author choose this title? How does the title foreshadow the events that unfold in the story, the struggles of the main characters, and the violence portrayed in the story?

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast the characteristics, roles, loyalties, and agendas of the following people in the story: Bazo, Ralph Ballantyne, Robyn St. John, Cecil Rhodes, and Jordan Ballantyne.

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