Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany
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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 magical word do Albus and Delphi say as they touch wands in the beginning of Act II, Scene 4?

2. Who announces that Rose is the newest member of the Quiddich team in Act I, Scene 4?

3. From whom does Harry receive a letter in Act I, Scene 15?

4. Who tells Amos there is a reason to trust Albus in Act I, Scene 14?

5. What setting is established in the stage directions for Act I, Scene 11?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do you think is Albus's true objective in using the Time-Turner? Why?

2. Why do you think Rose wants to rekindle her friendship with Albus in Act I, Scene 10?

3. Why does Albus tell Scorpius they need to depart the train in Act I, Scene 10?

4. What rumors have been circulating regarding Scorpius? How does Scorpius feel about the rumors?

5. What is the setting for Act I, Scene 2? How does the Potter family reach this setting?

6. Whom does Harry encounter in Forbidden Forest as he searches for Harry in Act II, Scene 5? What information does this character relate to Harry?

7. How does Amos Diggory regard Albus and his proposed mission in Act I, Scene 14? Why?

8. Why do Harry and his friends decide to go to Forbidden Forest in Act II, Scene 3?

9. Why would it be controversial if Albus were chosen for the Slytherin House?

10. Describe the genre of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. What form does the work take?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe and discuss the character of Delphi in the play. Where does Albus first meet Delphi? What are Delphi's actions, objectives, and obstacles in the story? What is the outcome that Delphi faces in the end of the play?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the role that Lord Voldemort plays in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. What threat does Lord Voldemort present to the main characters? How does Lord Voldemort appear in the course of the play? What becomes of Voldemort?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the characters of Ron and Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. How would you describe the relationship between these characters? What are their relationships to Harry and Ginny? What happens to these characters in the course of the story?

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