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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 vehicle does Butt drive?
2. Do Floating Gardeners like to talk?
3. What word does Butt start many of his sentences with?
4. What is a Hoopoe?
5. Where is the P2C2E House located?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Moody Land?
2. Describe Rashid.
3. How does Rashid react to his wife's disappearance?
4. Describe Mali.
5. Why can Rashid only say "ark" when he is on stage in the Town of G?
6. Why does Butt the Hoopoe not move his beak when he speaks?
7. What does Arabian Nights Plus One look like?
8. What does Prince Bolo think of Batcheat?
9. What does the Bezaban idol look like?
10. Why do the Page uniforms feature strange stories with Bolo's name in them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Khattam-Shud is the antagonist of "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". He is an evil man with a rotten core and dubious ambitions. Write an essay that explores the character of Khattam-Shud. What makes him the antagonist of the story? What are some of his beliefs when it comes to stories and imagination? What is his ultimate goal? What does he want for Earth's second watery moon, Kahani? Does he view the people of Gup as a threat? Use examples from the novel to make the point.
Essay Topic 3
Haroun and Blabbermouth share a relationship that is unique to the other characters. Both characters are nearly the same age and they have an ongoing struggle that exists within the foundations of their friendship. Write an essay that explains why Haroun and Blabbermouth's friendship is important to the plot of "Haroun and the Sea of Stories". What do Haroun and Blabbermouth have in common other than their age? Why do Haroun and Blabbermouth constantly struggle and bicker with one another? Could their relationship every flourish into love? Explain your rationale by providing examples from the book.
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