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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. When does Zeitoun think about his family in the homeland?
2. What kind of boat helps the single woman found by Zeitoun?
3. What does the yard look like after Zeitoun is awoken by a strange sound?
4. What city was Zeitoun born in?
5. Who did Zeitoun give all his fishing money to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Zeitoun remember about his oldest brother?
2. How did Zeitoun begin his sea-faring career?
3. What is a hijab?
4. What is the contraflow?
5. Why does Zeitoun not check out his office when he originally plans?
6. What does Alvin ask Zeitoun to do for him?
7. What makes Zeitoun feel nervous the night after the storm?
8. What image from the wreckage of the flood is the hardest on Zeitoun?
9. What drove Kathy away from Christianity?
10. How did Zeitoun meet his wife?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Power and greed were two common themes in this plot. Where did they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations?
Essay Topic 2
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 3
Security and safety were two themes that were touched on a number of times throughout the course of this book. What are some of these instances, and how does this affect the characters in these scenes?
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