The Testament Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. How many legitimate children does Troy have?

2. Who does Nate hire?

3. What is an ever-present danger?

4. To whom does Marco introduce the three men?

5. Who are Libbigail Phelan Jeter and Mary Ross Phelan?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was Libbigail's relationship with her father like and what is she doing after his death?

2. What happened to Rachel's biological mother?

3. What did working five days on the Phelan will in the city prove to Nate's satisfaction?

4. What did Troy do after being certified sane and able and his family left?

5. What does Rachel see about Nate and what does she offer?

6. Why was Josh having trouble settling the estate and how was it finally settled?

7. What happened that caused Nate and Jevy to get lost within the Pantanal?

8. What happened to Nate and his guides on the river while exploring Pantanal?

9. Why is Josh Stafford meeting with Troy?

10. What does Nate notice about the Indian village and how does he respond to it?

Essay Topics

In the opening of THE TESTAMENT, a multi-billionaire carries out a plan to do what he wants with his money rather than what his family wants.

1. Do you think Troy Phelan should have to go through so much trouble just to make sure his will was legally incontestability? Why or why not?

2. What do you think of a man who would leave all his money to a daughter he has never seen and give the rest of his family very little of a huge estate? Use examples from your own experience and beliefs to support your answer.

3. Do you think Troy's relatives are wrong for trying to get his money? Why or why not?

Nate deemed the hospital in Corumba to be insufficient and was mortified by the care he received there. The hospital in Corumba was a local one utilized only by people who had no other choice.

1. Do you think Nate was being ungrateful to the hospital? Why or why not?

2. Why do you think the people in Corumba tolerated a hospital like Nate was in?

3. Explain what you see is the connection between money and good health care.

Nate was running from his problems by going on the business trip. He realized very quickly that no matter how far he ran his past would always follow.

1. Running from problems by going somewhere else is called a "geographic cure." Discuss what do you think this means.

2. Do you believe taking the geographic cure is a good idea or a bad idea? Why or why not? Could it be different depending on the circumstance?

3. Discuss two situations that might respond well to a geographic cure and two that wouldn't be helped with on.

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