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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 official is unexpectedly present when Harry is caught holding meetings of the D.A.?
2. What is put into Dumbledore's Pensieve before the first Occlumency lesson?
3. Why does Dumbledore feel culpable for Sirius' death?
4. Why does Harry break into Umbridge's office after his career counseling session?
5. Why is Harry determined to speak with Sirius after spying on Snape's memories?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are the centaurs angry with Hagrid, and what makes them decide not to attack him?
2. Why is Harry so determined to continue pressing forward, even against his friends' advice?
3. What is so impressive about Hagrid's fight with Umbridge and her goons?
4. Why are the teachers secretly delighted at the way Fred and George react to Umbridge's new position of Headmaster?
5. Why is Harry so disturbed when he views Snape's memory in the Pensieve?
6. Why does Harry destroy so many items in Dumbledore's office after returning from the Ministry?
7. What makes the presence of Bellatrix Lestrange so important in Chapter 35?
8. What causes McGonagall to vow that she will see Harry an Auror if it's the last thing she does?
9. Do you think Sirius has any responsibility for his own fate when he is hit by a spell and disappears through the archway? Explain.
10. Why is Luna able to comfort Harry about Sirius' death when no one else can?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Women in this novel are often seen in a grim or sinister light. Discuss the women of the novel and in what way their interactions with Harry contribute to his character development.
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
The many students of Hogwarts express themselves in a variety of ways, with the common theme of the eternal struggle between personal choice and external expectations. Explore how family, society or other authority figures place expectations on the students, and the ways in which different characters express their individuality. How successful are they in this expression? Does it have positive or negative results for the character within the story line?
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