West with the Night Test | 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. Why is Beryl partly saddened by this person assisting her in Molo?

2. Why is Beryl eager to leave Nungwe?

3. What eventually happens years later to the lion that attacks Beryl?

4. What help does Beryl wish she had in Molo?

5. What does Carl Hastings tell Beryl about the bet with the dying man at Nungwe?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Beryl accept the emergency mission to Nungwe?

2. Where does Beryl fly to after leaving Nungwe?

3. What do Beryl and Kibii want from a Wondorobo?

4. From where does Beryl receive an emergency message?

5. What happens to Arab Kosky and Beryl's dog when Arab Kosky and Beryl corner a warthog while hunting?

6. Who appears on Beryl's doorstep when she wishes there was someone who could help train her horses?

7. What happens after Coquette gives birth?

8. What is Beryl's reaction when she sees the man with Blackwater at Nungwe?

9. What choice does Beryl's father give her after he gets a job as a horse trainer?

10. What happens when Beryl beats a Nandi boy at a game played by natives?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How does Beryl Markham depict the relationship between the colonizers and the colonized in British East Africa? As a foreigner living in Africa, do you think that Markham supports the colonial system or does she criticize it? Support your opinions with evidence from the book.

Essay Topic 2

How is Beryl able to transcend her gender and social roles during her lifetime? How have Beryl's upbringing and growing up in British East Africa shaped her as an adult? Use specific examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

Do you think Beryl is an independent woman, a nurturer, or both? Cite specific examples from the book.

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