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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 Dr. Sabo?
2. What symptoms develop in Nate?
3. What does Nate tell Rachel?
4. What strikes Nate about the Indian village?
5. What does Rachel refuse to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who did Nate think he saw when he was sick and what did he feel about it?
2. What did Neva tell Nate about the last time she spoke with Rachel? What did Nate believe about Rachel and what did he find odd?
3. What did Rachel say to Nate?
4. What did the lawyers fighting the will do about the sanity examination?
5. How was Nate feeling physically as he journeyed back to civilization and what did he find out?
6. What did Rex decide to do about his understanding?
7. Why was Josh worried about the settlement of the will?
8. What was Nate doing at the cottage?
9. Why did Josh meet with Judge Wycliff and what did he tell him? What was the Judge's response?
10. What was Nate's room like in the hospital and what kind of care did he receive?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ultimately the Phelan heirs each received fifty million dollars of their father's money. Rachel established a trust with her money.
1. Do you think this was a fair settlement? Why or why not?
2. Explain in detail what you think about Rachel's settlement of her inheritance.
3. Do you Josh betrayed Troy's trust in him or do you think Troy knew the settlement would probably end up something along those lines?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Now that he was sober and honestly examining his life, he had to come to terms with his faults. He caused the poor relations that he now experienced with his family. He knew that he would not be received warmly but he hoped to begin again and earn their trust and affection.
1. Do you think it's possible for a long term alcoholic or addict to regain family or friend trust? Why or why not?
2. Imagine one of your siblings was an addict and had lied to you, stolen from you, gotten you in trouble and ignored you except when he/she needed something. Explain what it would take for you to ever trust them again if they came to you and told you they had reformed.
3. Do you think Nate should try to repair his relationships with his children or should just bless them and let them go? Why or why not?
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