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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. One of Peter's rescuers must hide outside the castle for a few days. What helps him maintain his strength?
2. What is the prisoner hoping to find when he reaches his destination?
3. Which of the following characters get married?
4. Peter is deathly ill several times during his stay. What happens to him during one of these illnesses?
5. How are the rescuers hidden from the guards?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is ironic about the encounter between Flagg and Thomas?
2. Which of the many themes in this story is revealed by Thomas' actions?
3. Which room are all of the characters in this part of the story heading for, and where is Thomas?
4. What does the reader learn about Peyna from Dennis' visit to Peyna's house?
5. What happens during the encounter between Peter, Thomas, and Flagg in the king's sitting room?
6. How is suspense built into the story as Peter's friends reach the castle and Peter begins his escape?
7. How does The Eyes of the Dragon end, and why is this significant?
8. What does the reader know that Dennis does not know to be the reason there are no rats in the sewer pipe?
9. What secret does Dennis reveal to Ben and Naomi?
10. How do Ben and Naomi begin to figure out how Dennis got into the castle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore the theme of good vs evil in The Eyes of the Dragon. Use examples from the story to show how the theme is revealed and give your opinion as to which force is predominant or strongest in the story. Support your statements with examples from the story.
Essay Topic 2
The dragon Niner has a relatively minor part in The Eyes of the Dragon. Write a brief essay in which you explain the meaning of the title of the book and how it relates to the story.
Essay Topic 3
When Peter is asked to set aside his crown to stand trial, he does so willingly. Later, when in prison, he asserts his authority as the rightful king in demanding that the guard bring him what he asks for. What do these incidents tell you about Peter's character, his strengths, and his determination?
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