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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. In the end what do the members of the meeting decide?
2. How do dragons keep Thread from hitting the ground?
3. Who is Brekke fostering?
4. How do dragons get matched with their human companions?
5. Why does Kylara think Lessa is a fool?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the adults who find Jaxom and Felessan find and see when they go in the room where the boys are found?
2. What are the types of communication devices discussed to warn of erratic thread fall?
3. What does Robinton think about composing a song about dragons. How are dragons and humans matched and what can dragons do that's so special?
4. What does Terry tell F'lar about the old records and what does F'lar suggest?
5. How does T'ron steer the meeting and what is finally settled?
6. How do Kylara and Prideth feel about T'bor?
7. What does F'nor think about Brekke and why?
8. What does F'lar observe about the fire lizards?
9. How does F'nor impress a fire lizard?
10. Where and how does Felessan take Jaxom when Jaxom visits Benden Weyr?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jaxom complains that nothing is fair.
1. Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?
2. Why do you think Jaxom feels this way? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. Describe a situation in your life when you felt the outcome was unfair.
Essay Topic 2
In the end the meeting concludes that Terry and F'nor are the causes of a "disgraceful public brawl."
1. Do you think this was a fair conclusion? Why or why not?
2. Describe a situation in which you or someone you know was falsely accused of doing something wrong.
3. What do you think F'nor and Terry should do about being named a public nuisance? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
At the party following the hatching there are calls for eliminating obsolete customs.
1. Why do you think it might be important to examine the way things have "always" been done? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Do you think America today as a country clings to some traditions which are harmful? Why or why not?
3. What do you think is the best way to convince people to change their thinking about deeply ingrained ideas that might be wrong?
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