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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. Why wasn't Camo an asset in the fight?
2. What did Sebell ask Menolly if she always used?
3. Who else congratulated Menolly?
4. Where does Silvina ask Menolly if she has clothes from?
5. Who is Menolly to not pay as much attention to in regards to her studies?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why couldn't Sebell give the Masterharper the queen fire lizard?
2. What struck Menolly about the way Camo asked her if he could feed the fire lizards again?
3. How did the Masterharper prepare for a situation that Sebell did not?
4. How does Menolly react to being summoned? How is this indicative of how she has been treated?
5. What favors had Menolly done the Masterharper and Sebell that day?
6. How did Silvina act towards Menolly's lack of desire for finery? What is the rationale behind these decisions?
7. Why doesn't Menolly have to sit classes with Master Morshal?
8. How did Menolly react to having two whole marks to herself?
9. What worried Menolly in regards to Sebell's desire to learn how to sail?
10. How did Master Domick's reaction change to Menolly from the last time they had met?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the ideas of Ranking throughout Pern. How is it important to the girls, and why? Why is it not important to Menolly? What kinds of things fare a far greater importance level to Menolly? How are these universally understood responsibilities?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the multiple themes throughout this novel. Which one do you consider to be the central theme? What determines this? How does this theme tie into and complement the other themes?
Essay Topic 3
How does Journeyman Sebell think that Master Domick is superior to the Masterharper? What kind of impression did Menolly get from his imparting of the information? What kinds of things could Menolly learn from Master Domick that she might not learn elsewhere?
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