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 does Claire want to offer Brianna to help with her predicament?

2. Where is the baby to be baptized?

3. Who has asked Jocasta to marry him in Chapter 71?

4. What happens between Brianna and Roger when he catches up to her in Chapter 40?

5. Who joins Alexandre in his execution in Chapter 60?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Brianna buy the servant she buys?

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

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

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

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

6. What does Brianna learn about Lord John Grey that she uses to force him to become her fiance?

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

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is an obituary? Whose obituary does Roger find among his father's things? Why does Roger hide this from Brianna? What does Roger think Brianna might do with the information? What does Roger do with the information? Is it possible to change the future given the right information? What might happen to the future if someone were to travel back in time and change too many events? Does the author of this novel deal with this idea? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Who is Claire Fraser? How did she happen to travel in time? How has time travel impacted her life? Why did Claire return her daughter to her own time? Why did Claire return to the 1700s? What kind of life does Claire have in the 1700s? How is it different from her previous life in the 1940s? How has Claire adjusted to this new time period?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss one of the following in detail:

1) Moon walk

2) Celtic Festival

3) Mount Helicon.

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