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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many people did Owen Brademas's dig start with?
2. In Chapter 1, what does James say is the only thing he can remember in Greek?
3. What country is Volterra likely in, in Chapter 5?
4. Which of the following is a spook-like practice that Rowser takes in his daily life?
(a) He travels under assumed names.
(b) He wears gloves all the time.
(c) He never sleeps in the same hotel room twice.
(d) He never sits with his back to a door.
5. What does Anand confide to James about Owen in Chapter 4?
(a) He is sleeping with Kathryn.
(b) He is continuing to run the dig to defraud the university of money.
(c) He has had more contact with the cave people than he lets on.
(d) He has forged his academic credentials.
Short Answer Questions
1. After James drops Anand and Rajiv off in Chapter 4, what does Tap request they do?
2. Near the end of Chapter 3, David and James discuss unrest in what region?
3. In Chapter 3, what trip does James discuss with Rowser?
4. What offer does James make to Charles in Chapter 4?
5. What has been the purpose of Volterra's recent excursions in Chapter 6?
Short Essay Questions
1. What indication exists in Chapter 1 that relations are strained between James and Kathryn?
2. Describe the awkward lunch at the beginning of Chapter 7.
3. Why is James ridiculed by his friends in the beginning of Chapter 1?
4. What explanation of the language cult's motives does Vosdanik offer in Chapter 6?
5. What theories do Kathryn and Owen posit about the killings in Chapter 5?
6. Why are the Axtons separated?
7. What story does Owen tell about a cave in Chapter 2?
8. Why does James Axton like having late-night talks with Owen and Kathryn?
9. What is James and Kathryn's relationship with Volterra?
10. How do Kathryn and James discuss their relationship in Chapter 2?
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