A Beka World Literature Unit 10-11 – Test 8

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Job
what is considered to be the oldest book in the Bible?
Utnapishtim
who was the Sumerian “Noah” figure?
epic
long, narrative poem which presents characters an action of heroic proportions
Enkidu
what was the name of the friend whose death Gilgamesh mourned?
aviator or pilot
Antoine de Saint-Exupery often wrote about his experiences during career as a(n) ___.?
Polynesia
the crew of the Kon-Tiki sailed 4,000 miles to prove that it was possible to sail from South America to ___.?
Thor Heyerdahl
who was the captain of the Kon-Tiki?
Job
who said, “Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him”?
setting
physical background against which the vents of a story take place
$10
How much did the ornithologist offer Sylvia to take him to the nest of the bird that he wanted?
New England
Sarah Orne Jewett described life in what part of America?
Jack London
who wrote The Call of the Wild?
The Country of the Pointed Firs
Sarah Orne Jewett’s masterpiece is entitled ___.
cow
Sylvia went to the woods each evening to get her grandmother’s ___.
serpent
the plant that was supposed to restore youth was eaten by a ___.
language
what is the single most important factor that binds men together as human beings?
Urshanabi
who was the ferryman who took Gilgamesh across tha wtaers of death?
Maine
where is “The Skater and the Wolves” set?
dog
in “To Build a Fire,” the man traveled with his ___.
snake mackerel
the crew of the Kon-Tiki believed they were the first men to see a living ___.
Robert Frost
“Once by the Pacific”
John Constable
The Hay-Wain
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“Lost in the Sahara”
James Russell Lowell
“What Is So Rare as a Day in June?”
Lew Sarett
“Angus McGregor”
Robert Coffin
“Crystal Moment”
Jan van Goyen
Seascape
Winslow Homer
The Gulf Stream
Gustave Dore
Job Hearing of His Ruin
Jean-Baptiste Corot
Summer Morning
Jack London
“To Build a Fire”
“Once by the Pacific”
“There would be more than ocean-water broken Before God’s last Put out the Light was spoken.”
“The Eagle”
“He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ring’d with the azure world, he stands.”
“Crystal Moment”
“Once or twice this side of death
Things can make one hold his breath.”
“What Is So Rare as a Day in June?”
“We may shut our eyes, but we cannot help knowing
That skies are clear and grass is growing.”
“Two Ancient Indian Fables”
“We are from one nest. Only he has
learned to talk like his master; I like mine.”
“To a Snow-flake”
“Insculped and embossed,
With His hammer of wind,
And His graver of frost.”
“A Prayer in Spring”
“Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today.”
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