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. What does Voldemort do to the person he questions?
2. What is a squib?
3. What does the message in the snitch say?
4. What has Hermione done in case of just such an emergency?
5. Who finds Harry?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are Harry's escorts divided and who are they?
2. Describe the encounter with Crabbe, Goyle and Draco and the destruction of the diadem.
3. What does Mundungus tell Harry, Hermione and Ron?
4. What does Harry tell Voldemort about Snape and the Elder Wand?
5. What two things does Harry find when he goes to Grimmauld Place?
6. What advice does Lupin give Harry and what is Harry's response?
7. What happens right after Harry and Hagrid crash?
8. After jumping off the dragon, what does Harry see with his connection with Voldemort?
9. What does Harry learn about Severius Snape when Harry uses the Pensieve?
10. What happens to Severius Snape.
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there are other sentient beings besides humans, though they seem to have a lesser status than humans. Discuss the following:
1. List and describe all the sentient and non-human beings.
2. Why do you think most of the the non-human and sentient beings are accorded lesser status? Is it fair? Are they inferior to human beings?
3. Are there any characters who seem to accord the non-human and sentient beings equal status with their own? Who? If not, why not?
4. Why do you think Rowlings creates a world where non-humans are of lesser status?
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how the setting informs the plot in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. How is the theme represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. How are the themes represented by symbolism? By the characters' behaviors? By the action?
Most protagonists are a mixture of admirable traits and character flaws and Harry Potter is no exception.
1. Trace and analyze situations when Potter demonstrates his instinct for handling problems that might be beyond the ability of a seventeen-year-old boy. Give specific examples to illustrate your analysis.
2. Trace and analyze Potter's character flaws and explain how they create a more complex and believable character. How do you think Potter's character flaws make some situations more difficult for him?
3. After analyzing Potter's strengths and weaknesses, decide if Dumbledore is right in selecting Potter to be the "hero" of the story. Is there anyone else who might have done a better job?
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