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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 tell Eragon before Brom dies?
2. What does Hrothgar tell Eragon is wrong with having a Rider for a king?
3. What does Saphira put around Brom's tomb using her powers?
4. What does Eragon call Murtagh's killing Turkenbrand?
5. What does Eragon find on the elf's body while trying to heal her wounds?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the rituals conducted by the priests in Dras-Leona.
2. What happens when Eragon is approached for a blessing of an orphaned child?
3. Describe the cathedral at Dras-Leona where Eragon enters.
4. In the chapter "Diamond Tomb" what does Eragon find curious about Murtagh?
5. Explain Eragon's reaction when he is able to call forth an image of the young girl he has been seeing in his dreams?
6. What does Ajihad explain is the reason that Ayra had the egg?
7. Describe the scene in which Eragon's mind is probed by the bald man?
8. What does Brom tell Eragon in "Legacy of a Rider" shortly before Brom dies?
9. What does Angela explain was the curse Brom carried?
10. Why is Brom so angry with Eragon after Eragon had insulted the Urgal's master and let them live?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1) When Eragon first realizes that the girl from his dreams is real he is surprised. Why is Eragon so quick to become seemingly protective of a girl he doesn't know.
2) Why does Eragon and Saphira both fear so much for her life? Are Saphira's feelings towards the girl swayed by Eragon's feelings of her?
Essay Topic 2
Eragon fights the Shade and after killing him Eragon has many of the Shade's memories.
1) Does this change Eragon's perception of the Shade?
2) Is it possible that there had been any of the young boy left that the Shade had taken over?
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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