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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 do the soldiers do to Asterix at Crismus' command?
2. Why is it hard to find the ingredient that Getafix needs?
3. Who drinks the antidote to prove that hair is not growing?
4. By releasing Asterix, what has Caesar done?
5. Why are the guards in front of the tent scared of Asterix?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Caesar not impressed with Crismus?
2. Why is it difficult to get strawberries?
3. How is Crismus careless and what does this cost him?
4. How are future adventures foreshadowed by the end of the novel?
5. Why does Crismus Bonus cry?
6. How is Crismus over-confident?
7. Describe Crismus Bonus.
8. What are Crimus Bonus and Marcus Ginantonicus plotting?
9. What makes Crismus furious with Asterix and Getaflix?
10. How does the cart seller respond to Asterix's capture?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Getaflix. What is his role in the story? What was the author trying to accomplish by creating Getaflix's character in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
What are some instances of magic and the supernatural displayed throughout the novel? What is the significance of potions? Describe.
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Asterix the Gaul. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him at this point in his life?
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