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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 time of day does Hornblower enter the dock at his destination after the ball?
2. What does Hornblower do with the filled barges that he connects to the bomb ketches?
3. What does Braun plan to do at the dinner with Wychwood?
4. Who is worried about Hornblower's treatment of his surprise visitor the day after the ball?
5. How many men does Hornblower have enter the blocked dock with him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Hornblower notice about the siege work of the French at Riga?
2. What does Hornblower do to get his bomb ketches in on the action at Riga?
3. How does Hornblower treat his surprise visitor the day after the ball, and how is this treatment received?
4. What does Hornblower discover when he reaches his destination after his surprise visitor has left?
5. What does Cole do at Riga that is looked down on by Hornblower?
6. Who is the pale young man at the dinner, and why is he ignored?
7. What news does Hornblower hear from England after his plan with the bomb ketches works?
8. What does Hornblower talk about when a pilot comes to take him on shore at Riga?
9. What does Hornblower worry about as he heads to Riga?
10. How does Hornblower learn about the local feelings about the destruction of the Blanchefleur?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
Essay Topic 2
Betrayal was a theme introduced at the very beginning of this book. How does this constant stream of betrayal affect the outcome of the plot, and which characters were most affected by it?
Essay Topic 3
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
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