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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 does F'nor do when Brekke finishes crying?
2. Who is Ruatha's candidate for the queen egg?
3. What happens when Kylara hears Brekke and F'nor?
4. Which dragon's eggs will hatch soon after the wedding at Telgar?
5. What does Brekke give Grall when F'nor finds her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does F'lar want F'nor at Benden?
2. What does Brekke do first after T'kul departs for Southern?
3. What are some of the consequences of Jaxom impressing Ruth and what does Jaxom say in his defense?
4. What concerns Robinton when dragons arrive to take him to the wedding at Telgar?
5. How is T'bor reacting to his new post?
6. What happens when the queen egg hatches?
7. What does T'kul do at Southern and what does F'lar suggest to F'nor?
8. What happens to the little egg Jaxom touched and what does Felessan tell Jaxom?
9. What has F'lar done with the grubs F'nor brought back from Southern?
10. How do Brekke and Wirenth start Wirenth's rising?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
F'nor wonders how Holders can claim "weyrfolk are aloof, patronizing, condescending, and arrogant while being filled with envy for their dragons, possessions, and women."
1. Do you think the dragon riders have too much power and wealth? Why or why not?
2. Would you rather be a dragon rider or a craftsperson? Why or why not?
3. How does the classes in this society compare to the ones in modern America?
Essay Topic 2
Kylara recalls her mother being used sexually and cast aside by Lord Telgar and reflects on being saved from such a fate by a Search and being matched with Prideth. They love one another completely.
1. Why do you think the relationship between Prideth and Kylara is so important to Kylara in view of her childhood?
2. Discuss the ways in which you think Kylara's personality was formed by what happened to her mother and her.
3. Do you think someone can change themselves if she/he has been affected badly as a child? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
They must bring the Oldtimers forward and not get bogged down in small issues. They must reconcile old and new and use the current crisis to their advantage.
1. This statement seems to be saying that Pern cannot survive unless they set aside differences and work together. Do you think this is a true statement? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. How do you think this type of sentiment might apply to America today? Use examples from current news to support your answer.
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