Drums of Autumn Test | Final Test - Hard

Diana Gabaldon
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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. Who tells Roger about Brianna's pregnancy in Chapter 60?

2. Where does Roger decide to live in Chapter 71?

3. Why does Brianna need to buy a servant in Chapter 35?

4. Who does Pollyanne blame for the botched abortion and deaths at River Run?

5. Why are the passengers on the Gloriana forced below decks for three days in Chapter 38?

Short Essay Questions

1. What illness does Brianna fear her servant, Lizzie, is suffering?

2. With whom does Brianna arrange to meet privately? For what reason?

3. Whose life does Roger place his own life on the line for?

4. Why does Brianna give her son the last name Mackenzie?

5. What job does Roger take when he attempts to make his way to America?

6. What sex is Brianna's baby? Who offers to become the child's legal father?

7. Who does Brianna tell her mother could be the father of her baby?

8. With whom does Brianna visit when she arrives in 1769?

9. What medical procedure does Claire suggest she might perform on Brianna to make her life easier?

10. Who attacks Lord John Grey? For what reason?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Who is Ian? How is he related to Jamie? What is his role in the novel? How does he illustrate the theme of coming of age? In what time period does he live? How does he learn to become a man? What selfless act causes the reader to see he has reached full maturity? Is this a safe thing Ian has done? Will Ian appear in a later addition of the series? How does the reader know this?

Essay Topic 2

Define time travel. Discuss the possibilities of time travel and the impact time travel could have on an individual. Why did the author choose to write her books about time travel? What impact does time travel have on the characters in this novel? Why do the characters choose to time travel? Where did this ability come from? What impact could knowledge of this ability have on the characters and those in their lives? To strangers interested in traveling to the future?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss one of the following character traits as it relates to all the main characters:

1) Motivation

2) Growth or lack thereof

3) Traits, such as selfishness, selflessness, compassion.

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