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. What items do Jamie, Ian, and Claire take to trade with the Tuscarora Indians in Chapter 53?

2. Who created the tombstone Claire saw for Jamie in Scotland?

3. What illness do the passengers appear to have when they are allowed back up on deck in Chapter 38?

4. Who was Morag, the woman Roger saved on the Gloriana?

5. What is the first thing these new Indians do to Roger in Chapter 54?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where does Brianna go for the duration of her pregnancy?

2. Why does Brianna buy the servant she buys?

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

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

5. How does Roger react to having been sold to the Indians?

6. Why does Jocasta want Brianna to find a man to marry?

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

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

9. What story does Lizzie tell Claire and Jamie that convinces them that their daughter has been the victim of assault at Roger's hands?

10. What does Jamie admit he has done to Roger? Why?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the following relationships from this novel:

1) Claire and Jamie

2) Claire and Brianna

3) Brianna and Roger

4) Brianna and Jamie

5) Roger and Jamie.

Essay Topic 2

Who is Jamie Fraser? Why does he move to America? Why does he he turn down the offer to run River Run? Why does he decide to create a new community? What does Jamie hope to get from this community? What kind of a man is Jamie Fraser? How does the reader learn about his motives and his ambitions? How does Jamie treat his family members? Why did Jamie leave Inverness?

Essay Topic 3

Who is Dr. Abernathy? What is his role in the novel? How is he related to Brianna? What does Dr. Abernathy represent to Brianna? What was Dr. Abernathy's relationship to Claire? Does Dr. Abernathy know about Claire's time travel? How does Dr. Abernathy help or hinder Brianna in this novel?

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