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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. Where will Surikov hand over the film?
2. How are they treated when they first arrive at the Charm School?
3. What are the buildings on the Charm School grounds fashioned after?
4. While considering the proposal, what else does Burov give them free reign to do?
5. What is everyone at camp preparing for in Chapter 35?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Lisa decide to accept the "teaching" position at the Charm School?
2. Why can't Sam have the truth serum?
3. Why do Sam and Lisa panic when the plane is delayed?
4. Why does Banks warm Sam and Lisa against visiting Fisher's parents?
5. What sort of torture does Burov subject Lisa and Sam to?
6. What Americans do Lisa and Sam meet?
7. What is interesting about Tim Landis' life at the Charm School?
8. When Sam goes to meet Seth late at night, what information does he learn about the Charm School?
9. Why are cultural exchanges important for employees at the American Embassy? Conversely, why are they important for the Russians?
10. Why does Seth insist that Lisa stay away from Sam?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare Colonel Burov to Sam. How are the two men extremely alike for their respective governments?
What are the men's reasons for detesting each other, but also secretly liking one another?
Essay Topic 2
Is the Cold War the last time that America came close to being involved with World War III? Explain your thoughts.
How was the Cold War crisis finally avoided? Do you think it was do to the Americans inability to set up a Russian Charm School?
Essay Topic 3
Prejudice is experienced on many levels throughout the novel. For example, Sam often judges every Russian he meets based on their government and bureaucracy. Because he has had bad experiences with some Russians, he blames all Russians.
Describe 2 other times where characters exhibit prejudice throughout the story.
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