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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 exam do Ron and Harry both do poorly on?
3. What does Harry instruct his friends to do when he signals them in the battle with the Death Eaters?
4. What does Dumbledore tell Harry about Snape while explaining the events of the past months?
5. What does Ron find in the room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What could have prompted Marietta to betray the D.A. and get Harry into trouble?
2. Why do Harry and Hermione decide to wait to tell Ron about Hagrid's brother?
3. Why are the teachers secretly delighted at the way Fred and George react to Umbridge's new position of Headmaster?
4. What reaction does Umbridge have to the O.W.L. examiners?
5. 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.
6. What causes McGonagall to vow that she will see Harry an Auror if it's the last thing she does?
7. What aspect of Umbridge's personality becomes her undoing in the novel?
8. Why is it disturbing to see the lengths Hermione will go to to clear Harry's name?
9. Why is Harry so determined to continue pressing forward, even against his friends' advice?
10. What is so impressive about Hagrid's fight with Umbridge and her goons?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Rowling seems to associate Coming of Age with painful experiences. Do you agree that the characters must develop a sense of mortality in order to mature and come of age? Support your assertion with details from the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the conflict between races in the novel, and how the author uses this conflict to illuminate attitudes and challenges in modern society.
Essay Topic 3
The wizarding world is highly divided by both race and familial ties, with family lineage playing a large role in one's social standing. Choose one main character and discuss thoroughly the impact "blood" has on the character and their values. Be sure to include external and internal factors that contribute to this personal development.
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