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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the response of the general Hogwarts population to Fred and George's leave-taking?
2. Why does Nearly Headless Nick tell Harry he's not likely to see Sirius as a ghost?
3. What does Umbridge demand from Snape in order to interrogate Harry?
4. What happens when Snape learns Harry has still been having the dreams about the hallway?
5. Why does Harry refuse the beverage Umbridge offers him when she summons him after being named Headmaster?
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Hagrid is one of the most important figures in the lives of Harry, Ron and Hermione despite being absent for a large chunk of the novel. Discuss in detail how his behavior serves as a model for the children and whether that ends up being a positive or negative influence. Choose specific characteristics and actions that have significant impact on the story.
Essay Topic 3
One of Harry's great strengths has traditionally been his ability and willingness to place faith in others. Discuss the many leaps of faith that Harry takes throughout the novel, and how they change as the story progresses and he matures. What do the changes show about his personal development? Does his continual faith in others display optimism or naivete?
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