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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. What did Robyn find out about her feelings for Eddie in Chapter 9?
2. How did Robyn ensure that reporters would not hunt her down to Woodleigh Station?
3. What was the noise that Robyn heard in Chapter 11 that she found the most chilling, hair-lifting sound she had ever heard?
4. Which camel was seemingly jealous of Rick's affection for Robyn?
5. Which camel was unequivocally the leader of Robyn's pack?
Short Essay Questions
1. What combination of elements let Robyn's story get carried away by the media?
2. Why didn't Robyn ride her camels more often during the trip?
3. How did the press find out about Robyn's journey across the outback?
4. When Eddie and Robyn were getting ready for their trip to Warburton, how did Eddie prepare?
5. What did Dookie do that Toly found hysterical in Chapter 11?
6. When Robyn heard a car coming toward her encampment in Chapter 8, how did she feel about the unwanted company?
7. Why did the death of her dog have such a profound effect upon Robyn?
8. When Robyn lost her camels in Chapter 10, how did she try to talk herself into avoiding a panic?
9. Why did Robyn want to keep a fair distance covered, resting only one day a week?
10. How do Aboriginal people categorize distance?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
According to Robyn, 160 years of undeclared war had been waged by the government on the Aboriginal people. Explain what this war entailed and its effects on the Aboriginals.
Essay Topic 2
Explain Robyn's motivations for wanting to travel across the desert with camels. Explain why it had become not merely a trip or adventure, but something far more to her.
Essay Topic 3
At the end of Chapter 9, Robyn discovered some things about herself. Explore this theme of self-discovery within Robyn. Use her descriptions from the book to support your answer.
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