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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Talia see when she wakes and looks out the window?
(a) Kris in a fight with Dirk.
(b) Skif shimming up the bell tower.
(c) Elspeth heading for the grove.
(d) Elspeth heading for the palace.
2. Why does Talia awaken uneasy and ill-rested the second morning after being at the village?
(a) She spies someone she knows in the village crowd.
(b) One of the villages gives Talia a messasge from Talia's father.
(c) She is ill during the night.
(d) She had uneasy dreams.
3. What troubles Kris about his Companion?
(a) His Companion wants to return to the city.
(b) His Companion cannot figure out Talia.
(c) His Companion speaks directly to Talia's mind.
(d) His Companion has a bad cough.
4. Who is Talamir?
(a) The Queen's own to Selaney.
(b) The assassin hired by Karse.
(c) The Rogue Herald who kills King Sendar.
(d) The assassin hired by Velgarth.
5. Where do the humans flee during the wars of long ago?
(a) The Eastern coastline.
(b) The lower plans in the West.
(c) The Northern marshlands.
(d) The high passes.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Dirk have trouble sorting out?
2. What is one reason Talia is nervous when the approach the first village?
3. What is the first thing the village requests of the Heralds?
4. What does Talia vehemently deny?
5. Whose friendship with Talia never turns romantic?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Talia try to appear during the ceremony and how does she try to help Elspeth?
2. What demonstrates the egalitarian nature of the Heralds?
3. Why does Talia decide to take an apartment at the top of the tower?
4. Why does Alberich have Talia continue to train with Elspeth?
5. How does Talia feel as they approach the first village and why does she feel that way?
6. Which counselors seem to react negatively to Elspeth and Talia?
7. Why is Talia not prepared to perform as a Herald, but what in her background helps her deal with Elspeth?
8. What do Heralds do?
9. What does Kyril teach Talia?
10. Describe the interaction between Kris and his uncle.
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