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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. C'baoth is on planet ____, as the book opens.
2. The ____ Source leak shows Luke bound for Jomark.
3. Karrde says he stumbled upon the Katana Fleet ____ years ago.
4. Karrde tells Mara about the Dark Force also known as ____ .
5. Thrawn orders Karrde to be found because, if there are ____ to be found, Karrde will know where.
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Han and Lando are confronted with a Star Destroyer in space?
2. Describe Thrawn's apparent goal, according to chapters 1 and 2.
3. Explain the twisted view that the Noghiri take of Darth Vader and the empire.
4. Do you think that Leia is right to feel guilty when Thrawn confronts Khabarakh?
5. What do you think of Ferrier's moral character in the first section of the book? How did that backfire on him?
6. Explain how Mara's role in things to come is foreshadowed in this section.
7. Explain Leia's feelings about how the Noghiri are treating her.
8. Do you think that Pellaeon respects Grand Admiral Thrawn?
9. Pellaeon is nervous about C'baoth's obedience, but Thrawn is not because of what factors?
10. Explain the significance of the piece of Corellian artwork that Thrawn is inspecting that startles Pellaeon.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Thrawn seems cold and calculated throughout the book. He has a plan and seems to know how to implement it. However, everyone has a weakness.
1. What do you feel that Thrawn's weakness is and why? Use at least three specific examples from the book to back your answer up.
2. How would you exploit Thrawn's weakness if you were a member of the New Republic?
3. How would you exploit Thrawn's weakness if you were Pellaeon and clearly want to escape from Thrawn's rule?
Essay Topic 2
In the book, there is a conflict between two groups. Compare and contrast that conflict to any major conflict in real life. How does the book mirror real life events and what lessons does the book try to teach about those real life events?
Essay Topic 3
Bel Iblis plays a fairly large role in the plot of the book.
1. Who is Bel Iblis and what connection did he have to the formation of the Rebellion and then the New Republic?
2. Why has Bel Iblis been in hiding?
3. How did Bel Iblis discover information about the Katana Fleet.
4. If you were Bel Iblis, what would you do with regards to rejoining the Rebellion/New Republic and why? How would you go about doing so?
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