Island Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Island Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 131 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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 was the first thing the poem reminded him of?

2. What is Dhyana?

3. Who does Will have an affair with?

4. How does Susila compare the grief of her husband's passing?

5. How many waves of invasion passed Pala by?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Will say to Mary about his mother and how does she react?

2. What do you notice about Radha and Ranga?

3. What are Murugan's plans for Pala?

4. What intrigues Will about Murugan?

5. What seems so foreign about the way the people of Pala deal with fear?

6. How do the Palanese keep from feeling despair when reading about history?

7. How does Will initially react to the death of his wife?

8. What was Andrew's first genuinely religious experience?

9. What is a MAC?

10. What does Will notice about Bahu's compliment to Nurse Radha?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare Palanese medicine to ours. Which do you think is more effective? What about the rant that Ms. Radha goes into about health care outside of Pala? Can you see any truth to that argument? Think of one situation in which we treat but do not cure the disease. Quote supporting text from the book or from other sources.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss reasons why Will may have suddenly decided to admit to Susila his underhanded dealings. Why do you think Susila seems to have forgiven him so immediately? What is the real problem of Pala that she is aware of and why is it a major problem?

Essay Topic 3

Put the section Will reads in "What's What" in chapter eleven into your own words. Explain what you think of the things mentioned therein and what significance it could possibly hold for the rest of the world.

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