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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. Why was Firenze banished by the other centaurs?
2. What happens when Snape learns Harry has still been having the dreams about the hallway?
3. What does Hagrid tell Hermione and Ron he suspects will happen to him shortly after the Quidditch Cup?
4. Who does Harry learn betrayed the D.A. to Umbridge?
5. What does Sirius stress to Harry is the most important thing with Dumbledore gone from Hogwarts?
Short Essay Questions
1. What could have prompted Marietta to betray the D.A. and get Harry into trouble?
2. Why do you think the room with the orbs is so hard to get to?
3. Why do Harry and Hermione decide to wait to tell Ron about Hagrid's brother?
4. What factors lead into Harry deciding he wants to become an Auror?
5. Why does Harry destroy so many items in Dumbledore's office after returning from the Ministry?
6. What light does Firenze's banishment from his people shed on the social structure of the wizarding world?
7. Why was it so important for Harry to remain with his horrible family while growing up?
8. Why is Harry so disturbed when he views Snape's memory in the Pensieve?
9. Why is it disturbing to see the lengths Hermione will go to to clear Harry's name?
10. Why are the centaurs angry with Hagrid, and what makes them decide not to attack him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Adults and children exist in an interesting gray area in this novel, where many lines of authority and trust are crossed. Discuss the morphing relationship between adults and children in the novel. How do these changes and relationships lead to development for the main characters?
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