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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 Brom discover will happen within the next week at Dras-Leona?
2. What does Eragon see the soldiers carrying that causes him shock?
3. What does Eragon pull out that shocks and seems to anger Murtagh while they are in the cave?
4. Why does Ajihad refuse to tell Eragon the name of the Twins?
5. What do the Ra'zac decide to do with Brom after they have them all tied up?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the rituals conducted by the priests in Dras-Leona.
2. Explain how Murtagh and Eragon's relationship develops in the chapter "Capture at Gil'ead?"
3. Explain Eragon's feelings when Murtagh first says that he wants to ride with him.
4. What reason does Murtagh give for killing Torkenbrand?
5. In the chapter "Diamond Tomb" what does Eragon find curious about Murtagh?
6. What does Eragon learn from the Ra'zac that capture him and Brom outside of Dras-Leona?
7. Explain why Eragon is so confused after Murtagh kills Torkenbrand.
8. Describe the cathedral at Dras-Leona where Eragon enters.
9. What does Eragon find on the elf's unconscious body while in the chapter "A Warrior and a Healer?"
10. As Eragon, Murtagh, Saphira and the elf are beginning their journey to the Ramr River what thoughts does Eragon have in regards to returning home to Roran?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several different instances of foreshadowing in Eragon.
1) Pick three pieces of foreshadowing in the book to write about and explain what it is that they foreshadow.
2) Pick at least one other thing in the story that appears to be foreshadowing but doesn't reveal itself in this book of the series. What is it possibly pointing at? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
1) Speculate on the reasons that Angela came to Farthen Dyr. Are they the same reasons that Solembum came?
2) Does Angela know more than she tells Eragon?
3) Explain Angela's role in the story.
Essay Topic 3
Look at Eragon's quest when he starts out leaving his home after his uncle Garrow's death. In what way does his quest change as the story develops? In what ways does Eragon change?
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