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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Marcus's uncle do about his request in question 87?
(a) Tells Marcus to do it himself
(b) Says no way
(c) Tells Marcus he will next year
(d) Reluctantly complies

2. What cohort did the leader's father command?
(a) First Calvary
(b) Ninth Legion
(c) Tenth Cohort
(d) Fifth Regiment

3. From where did Esca know him?
(a) It's the man who was rude to Esca the day of the wolf hunt
(b) He fought him when his tribe rebelled
(c) The man bought a horse from Esca's father
(d) He saw him at the games

4. Who does Marcus believe the legion might be?
(a) That it was the legion sent to replace the Ninth
(b) His father's lost legion
(c) He doesn't think it was a legion at all
(d) The Eighth Legion

5. What does the Legate mention about Eburacum in Chapter 10?
(a) That there is land there for Marcus
(b) That the grape harvest was good that year
(c) That it is still haunted by the disappearance of the ninth legion
(d) That Rome plans to set up a new governor

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Maximus recommend for the fourth cohort?

2. Who comes into the house after the Legate and the Tribune?

3. What do the rescuers form when they reach the answer in question #32?

4. What kind of rumor has the Legate heard about the ninth?

5. In the opening of the book, who is marching along a British road?

Short Essay Questions

1. What can Marcus do about being discharged from the legion?

2. How is the rebelling village punished and how does Marcus feel about the village?

3. Describe the relationship between Marcus and Cradoc.

4. Describe what Marcus saw at the circus in the fight between the "fisher" and another man.

5. Why did Cradoc and Marcus make a wager and what was the result?

6. Describe Marcus's uncle and Marcus's relationship to him.

7. How does Cottia react to Marcus's upcoming surgery and how does Esca react once it's over?

8. Why do you think Marcus and Cottia get along? What might they have in common?

9. Describe what happens when Marcus sees the patrol coming back to the outpost.

10. Marcus and Esca takes Cub somewhere. Where do they go and why?

(see the answer keys)

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