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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 decide to do to stop Meron?
2. What does Jaxom do when everyone leaves and the little egg is still there?
3. How did Larth, Lytol's dragon die?
4. Who gets in a knife fight at Telgar?
5. What concerns Lessa about F'lar?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens during the fight between Prideth and Wirenth?
2. Why does F'lar want F'nor at Benden?
3. How does Masterfarmer Andemon react to the grubs and what do they decide?
4. What happens when the queen egg hatches?
5. What does Robinton see when he first arrives at the wedding?
6. What are some of the consequences of Jaxom impressing Ruth and what does Jaxom say in his defense?
7. How does Meron criticize Robinton and what is his reply?
8. What does Lessa see when she looks in the telescope?
9. What does F'nor think of the Holders' attitude towards dragon riders?
10. How does F'nor feel and Canth think when Brekke has a difficult time after being with F'nor?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
F'nor and Canth jump to the Red star. They burst out into screaming agony as burning tornadic winds wrench, slam, and tumble them.
1. Why do you think F'nor went to the Red star? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. If you had been F'nor what would you have done?
3. Do you think F'nor is a hero or just plain dumb? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The Conclave of Lord Holders must ratify the marriage since their progeny may Hold Telgar or Lemos.
1. Why do you think it would matter to the Lord Holders who a Lord marries? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. What would you do if you had to get a group of people to approve marrying someone?
3. Do you think this type of system for Lord Holders to marry perpetuates the class system? 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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