Castle in the Air Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 color is the bottle?

2. Upon visiting his family, Abdullah learns about his ____.

3. What makes Abdullah melancholy?

4. Abdullah wakes to the oppressive the smell of ____.

5. What is the name of the group of cities and countries where Abdullah lives?

Short Essay Questions

1. Examine Abdullah's thoughts once he is thrown into prison.

2. Explain the Sultan's view on women.

3. What happens the following day at the Bazaar?

4. Examine the scene in which Flower is kidnapped.

5. Explain Abdullah's first journey on the carpet.

6. Why does Abdullah choose to go to the desert? What happens when Abdullah lands in the desert?

7. What happens after the carpet arrives?

8. What is Abdullah's explanation about what happened in the garden?

9. Explain the scene in which Abdullah is approached at the Bazaar by a stranger.

10. What is Abdullah's relationship with his father's family?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe, in as much detail as possible, Abdullah's fantasy regarding his childhood. How does Abdullah's fantasy play out?

Essay Topic 2

Analyze the relationship between Abdullah and the old soldier. Compare and contrast their mannerisms, beliefs, and actions.

Essay Topic 3

Explain Abdullah's relationship with his father's family. Why does Abdullah associate with them? Are they related in any way? What power does the family have over Abdullah? Why are they so mean? What does the family hope to gain by Abdullah's success? What is Abdullah's opinion of the family? Does his opinion change throughout the story? Do you think Abdullah will associate with the family after he marries Flower? Explain.

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