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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 Guern ask in return for leading them through the bog?
(a) To help the son he left in Rome
(b) To clear his name as a deserter
(c) To carry a letter to his first wife
(d) To see the Eagle one last time
2. What happened to the Ninth legion, in the end?
(a) They fled to Germany
(b) The tribes hunted the Legion all the way south
(c) They dispersed throughout Britain
(d) They returned to Rome
3. Why does Liathan give Marcus a gift?
(a) To bribe him not to kill him
(b) In gratitude for being alive
(c) The old warrior sent the ring to give to Marcus
(d) To trade for the Eagle
4. How far are they from Hadrian's Wall when they realize the tribesmen will come for them?
(a) Five days hard riding
(b) It's within sight
(c) A week of hard riding
(d) Two days of fast running
5. Why is Cub so thin?
(a) He was angry at being confined
(b) He has worms
(c) The wolf would accept food only from Cottia, who had been gone a while
(d) He has been running around too much
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the tribesmen know they are in the tower?
2. Two days later, still a long way from the wall, where do Marcus and Esca take refuge?
3. What does the Legate say about the Ninth Legion?
4. What does Esca do with the Eagle?
5. Why does Guern think so much bad happened to the Ninth Legion?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Marcus feel about Guern?
2. When Liathan accuses Marcus of deceiving the Epidaii how does Marcus respond?
3. How does Marcus figure out who Guern might be?
4. What did Liathan give Marcus and why?
5. What does Esca demonstrate by staying with Marcus and helping to search for the Eagle?
6. What does the Legate say about the Ninth Legion and what to do with the Eagle?
7. What does Esca suggest when it looks like they are going to be caught again, by the tribe?
8. Why do you think the Eagle is so important to both Rome and the Epidaii?
9. What do Marcus and Esca do about their military horses while running from the tribe?
10. How are Marcus and Esca disguised and what do they look like?
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