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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 is a skill Thorby believes will be beneficial to the Guard?
2. How many ships ago was the original Sisu built?
3. Where did Thorby and his parents leave when they were missing?
4. What date does Thorby have to appear in court?
5. Thorby's great-great-great grandfather decided that what should happen to Rudbek?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Thorby learn about Baslim?
2. What does Thorby confide in Leda?
3. At the Gathering what does Captain Krausa discover that changes Thorby's life?
4. What qualifications did it take to be in the Guard?
5. What is the Gathering?
6. What is Thorby's plan to escape his family bodyguards?
7. What makes Woolamurra ideal if Thorby no longer wants to be a trader?
8. What leads Captain Bisby to discover who Thoby's blood relatives are?
9. Describe the method of trading on Finster.
10. Who is Thorby identified to be?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Baslim didn't tell Thorby of his past or current mission.
Part 1) Speculate on why Baslim didn't tell Thorby the story of his past or the mission.
Part 2) How would Thorby's own story have been different if he had known the truth of what Baslim had been up to and who he was?
Essay Topic 2
Education is highly enforced by Baslim in the story.
Part 1) What is the reason that Baslim pushes Thorby so hard to be educated?
Part 2) How would the story have differed had Baslim had no education?
Essay Topic 3
Part 1) What is the reason that Thorby doesn't think as highly of Captain Krausa as he did Baslim? Is there any indication that Krausa didn't treat Thorby as his own child?
Part 2) Did Baslim mean for Krausa to have taken Baslim in as his adopted son? Explain your answer.
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