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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 kind of animal devours two of the boys?
2. What is the name of the trip Valentino has to make?
3. What does the man give Valentino to drink?
4. What does William say they did when they saw the train behind on fire?
5. What is the name of Valentino's sponsor?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Deb Newmyer help Valentino at the hospital?
2. How does Julian say he reacted when some people tried to mug him?
3. Why does Valentino not want Achor Achor to call the police?
4. Why do the Dinka think the UN wants to get rid of them?
5. How does William say he escaped the Arabs?
6. How does the salesman duped Valentino?
7. How did Moses escape from the Arabs?
8. What problem does Valentino say Sudanese men are having in America?
9. What game does Valentino play with the girls?
10. How does the camp start to discipline the boys?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why is there such a conflict between Muslims and Christians? How can the two groups sort out their differences?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the differences between the book and autobiography formats. What are the main elements of a book? What are the main elements of an autobiography? What can books express that an autobiographer cannot? How can autobiographies keep to the facts while still maintaining a level of entertainment?
Essay Topic 3
Compare African and western culture.
1. What are the differences between the two cultures?
2. In what way have the two cultures influenced each other?
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