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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 causes the queen's death?
(a) A poisoned drink.
(c) A broken heart.
(d) A knife wound.
2. Which of the following themes is not introduced as the story progresses?
(a) Murder and deceit.
(b) Sibling ribalry.
(c) Parental neglect.
(d) Guilt and shame.
3. How does Thomas react after the coronation?
(a) He is at first uncomfortable, but begins to enjoy it.
(b) He knows from the beginning that he is meant to be king.
(c) He fights being king, but accepts it anyway.
(d) He agrees to be king, but in name only.
4. Peter knows who murdered the king and that there is only one way to prove this. What is it?
(a) He must escape.
(b) He must demand a retrial.
(c) He must summon his friends and enlist their help.
(d) He must wait out his sentence and appeal to the people.
5. Which of the following best describes Thomas?
(a) Tall and bowlegged.
(b) Tall and handsome.
(c) Short and stocky.
(d) Short and bowlegged.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is revealed to Thomas that satisfies his urge to know more?
2. Who is the one character that people in the kingdom sympathize with and do not immediately consider guilty?
3. What does the Judge-General do with the note when he receives it?
4. Which of the following is the Warder guarding the prisoners?
5. Why is it important for Peter to follow his mother's instructions?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Thomas do to attempt to win his father's favor?
2. When Roland became ill, the first person to tend him was Peter. Why would this make Flagg happy?
3. Why does it seem atypical that as a prisoner Peter would refuse to eat and just spend his time looking out the window?
4. What are Flagg's motives in befriending Thomas?
5. What can you infer from the fact that Peter does not recognize the box used as evidence until he remembers that he lost one like it as a child?
6. How does Flagg frame Peter for the murder of Roland?
7. What character traits are revealed in Peter through the incident with the horse?
8. How does Flagg keep people from suspecting that he had anything to do with Roland's death?
9. Who is more popular with the people, Roland or Sasha? Why?
10. Why does Peyna finally agree to see Beson and to read Peter's note?
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