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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. According to the author in Chapter 6, when one throws a thrown spear back, they prove all of the following, except for what?
2. According to the Prologue, what three elements must God's second portion be mixed lavishly with?
3. Which of the following is NOT a power of the cloth of God's nature?
4. After David kills Goliath, he finds himself a what?
5. What is the sage's name?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the purpose of Chapter 1?
2. Why was David called home in Chapter 2?
3. What genre is "A Tale of Three Kings" classified as, and what time period was the Christian community undergoing when this was written?
4. What does the author say was his reason for writing "A Tale of Three Kings"?
5. In Chapter 4, how did one know if a king was after the order of King Saul?
6. In Chapter 6, what can one prove by returning spears that were thrown at them?
7. What can be inferred as to why the author does not detail the battle between David and Goliath?
8. Hyperbole is a figure of speech in which statements are exaggerated. Give an example of a hyperbole found in Chapters 1-2. Explain.
9. Discuss the two different types of people that are introduced in the Prologue.
10. In Chapter 3, what question drove the King mad?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how A Tale of Three Kings can be interpreted on each of the following three levels: religious, social, and literal.
Essay Topic 2
Define the term "brokenness" in context with "A Tale of Three Kings." Who exemplifies "brokenness"? Why are they broken?
Essay Topic 3
Foreshadowing is used sporadically in A Tale of Three Kings. Cite 3 examples of foreshadowing and explain how it's used to indicate events to come.
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