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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. God's second portion is the only element in the universe that can change the human what?
2. Where does Gabriel reside?
3. What does the Sage do to David in Chapter 2?
4. Who says, "Ere your earthly pilgrimage is done, your true character will be known"?
5. According to the author, what can kith and kin not always tell?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the purpose of Chapter 1?
2. Briefly discuss Saul's feelings towards David.
3. At the end of Chapter 3, what did God not have, but very much wanted?
4. What does the Prologue indicate or foreshadow?
5. What can be inferred as to why the author does not detail the battle between David and Goliath?
6. On what mission did God send Gabriel?
7. Describe the types of people God has, as revealed in Chapter 5.
8. Why was David called home in Chapter 2?
9. What genre is "A Tale of Three Kings" classified as, and what time period was the Christian community undergoing when this was written?
10. Briefly summarize David and his job as seen in Chapter 1.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Select a scene in A Tale of Three Kings that you find especially memorable. Write an essay in which you identify the scene, explain its relationship to the story, and analyze the reasons for its effectiveness.
Essay Topic 2
How did the overall story change your way of thinking? Or, explain how the story validated or affirmed your thinking? Use specific examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Explain what knowledge God limits to the characters in the story. How might the story be different had God not withheld such knowledge?
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