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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 is Esca's full name?
(a) Esca Mac Cunoval.
(b) Esca Clodius Maximus.
(c) Esca Lutus Procyon.
(d) Esca Lutorius.
2. How long ago does Guern say it was when the men of the Legion carried out the Procurator's order to dispossess the Queen of the Iceni?
(a) 200 years ago.
(b) 20 years ago.
(c) 60 years ago.
(d) 10 years ago.
3. What gemstone is in the ring that Marcus receives in Chapter 19?
4. What is Guern doing as he whistles in Chapter 17?
(a) Plowing his farm.
(b) Picking berries.
(c) Building a fort.
(d) Leading a cow.
5. What does Marcus wrap the Eagle in when it is placed in the altar in Chapter 20?
(a) His mother's wedding gown.
(b) His old military cloak.
(c) His father's military cloak.
(d) His father's blanket.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the talisman shaped like that Marcus wears on his forehead in Chapter 11?
2. Why does Marcus say he and Esca need a place far from the village huts in Chapter 16?
3. What does the Chieftan's father show Marcus that he took from his greatest battle ever in Chapter 15?
4. What animal is the hunting party that Marcus encounters bringing back to their village in Chapter 14?
5. What does Marcus notice a scar from on Guern's chin in Chapter 13?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Marcus and Esca evade their pursuers in Chapter 17?
2. Who is Boudicca and why does Guern mention her in Chapter 13?
3. How does Guern greet Marcus and Esca in Chapter 18?
4. How has Cub changed when Marcus returns in Chapter 20?
5. What exchanges does Esca make in Cluta in Chapter 17? Why?
6. How does Tradui describe the eradication of the Ninth Legion in Chapter 15?
7. How is the ring described that Tradui displays in Chapter 15?
8. Where is Valentia? How large was this province of Roman Britain?
9. Why are Marcus and Esca welcomed into the village of Dergdian's people?
10. What is done with the Eagle in Chapter 20?
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