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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 does Harry witness during his Astrology exam?
2. Where do the children find themselves after entering the black door from Harry's dreams?
3. What does Draco swear to do when he meets Harry back at Hogwarts after the battle at the Ministry?
4. Why does Harry refuse the beverage Umbridge offers him when she summons him after being named Headmaster?
5. What is the response of the general Hogwarts population to Fred and George's leave-taking?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are the centaurs angry with Hagrid, and what makes them decide not to attack him?
2. Why is Luna able to comfort Harry about Sirius' death when no one else can?
3. Why are the teachers secretly delighted at the way Fred and George react to Umbridge's new position of Headmaster?
4. What light does Firenze's banishment from his people shed on the social structure of the wizarding world?
5. What could have prompted Marietta to betray the D.A. and get Harry into trouble?
6. What is so impressive about Hagrid's fight with Umbridge and her goons?
7. What is Harry's reaction to learning Cho Chang has been dating another boy?
8. Why is Harry so determined to continue pressing forward, even against his friends' advice?
9. Why is Kreacher so happy to report that Sirius may never return from the Department of Mysteries?
10. Do you think Snape was being truthful or that he was helping Harry when he told Umbridge he had no more truth potion? Give details that support your assertion.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Ministry of Magic clearly plays a large role in the novel, taking over Hogwarts bit by bit with an inside agent. Discuss the role of the Ministry of Magic, as both a foil to Dumbledore and also as a representation of the dangers of censorship and governmental control of education.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the relationship between the Magical and Mundane within the setting of the novel. What impact does each have on the main characters and their development? How does this influence the outcome of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Despite being aligned with "good", several of the main characters of the novel dabble in morally ambiguous behavior in order to accomplish an end. Discuss the dilemma between what is more important to the heroes and heroines of the story: the journey or the destination.
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