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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Shageluk?
2. What does the reporter ask Gary at the finish line?
3. What does Gary know about Happy Canyon when he leaves the Finger Lake checkpoint?
4. How does the doctor in "An End" look when Gary first sees him?
5. Along the Yukon River, what does Gary estimate the temperature to be in degrees Fahrenheit?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Gary interacts with a variety of people, animals, and places in this book. Discuss how Gary interacts with his wife, trail leaders and others at the pre-race meetings, mushers on the trail, and animals on the trail. Are these interactions positive or negative? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Prepare an essay to the Iditarod race committee. Write as yourself, but incorporate as much information from the book as you can. Include recommendations for helping to prepare new mushers in the future.
Essay Topic 3
What do you think Gary wishes he knew before his first Iditarod race? Include information about caring for the dogs, training, supplies, and different parts of the race.
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