Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Haroun wish to go to Gup City?
2. Where is the Town of G?
3. Who meets Rashid and Haroun at the railway station?
4. Why does Iff agree to take Haroun to Gup City?
5. Where is Dull Lake?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mali.
2. Why is Haroun embarrassed when he is unable to use his Wishwater properly?
3. Why does Haroun dislike long goodbyes?
4. What does Dull Lake look like?
5. What does Khattam-Shud look like?
6. Describe Butt.
7. What does the Gup army look like?
8. Why are Guppees unsure of what to do with spies?
9. What is the "Old Zone"?
10. Describe Blabbermouth.
The world of Kahani is fictitious and at the same time real in "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". The author, Salman Rushdie, goes into great detail explaining how such a place would exist. Write an essay that explores the fictitious world of Kahani. What kind of place is Kahani? What does it look like and what is it made of? Why is it invisible to the people of Earth? What type of people and creatures live on Kahani? Be sure the provide examples to support your work.
The Cult of Bezaban worships a giant idol in the Citadel of Chup City. Khattam-Shud is both the overlord of the cult as well as the leader of Chup itself. Write an essay the explains the details of the Cult of Bezaban and its ties to Khattam-Shud. What exactly is the Cult of Bezaban? What do the members of the cult believe in? What is the symbol for the cult? Why is Khattam-Shud the leader of it? Be sure the provide examples to support your work.
One of the most central themes in "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" is that of good versus evil. Throughout Haroun's time on Kahani, he learns of the struggles between the good people of Gup and the evil darkness of Chup. Write an essay that explores the theme of good versus evil within the context of the story. How do the people of Gup City view the people of Chup City? Do the people of Gup have legitimate reasons for worrying about the land past the Twilight Strip? Are all citizens of Chup evil? Explain your rationale by providing examples from the book.
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