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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Thrawn hails Karrde, he says he needs more what?
2. Leia sets a time and place to meet up with this Noghri in the near future, so that she may do what?
3. Using his weapon as the main form of attack, Luke takes down what?
4. Luke and Artoo crash in the forest because of what?
5. There is a scuffle involving aliens trying to do what to Han?
Essay Topic 1
How do ethics shape the story? Which characters do unethical things and why? Also, do you think that any of their actions were justified, in order to achieve their end results? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Heir to the Empire is a Star Wars novel and Star Wars is based upon far off galaxies and planets, as well as alien races. What are your personal opinions about the exploration of outer space? Do you believe that there are other planets that are inhabited by intelligent beings? If not, why not? If so, do you picture those beings looking like humans, or in some other form, like the Wookies and Noghiri in the book? Also, do you believe that aliens have ever visited or will ever visit Earth? If so, for what purpose?
Essay Topic 3
As the book opens, Luke is torn between his obligations to the Jedi order and his concern for his sister, Leia and the fledgling government that he helped her start.
Part 1. What is more important, concern over family or obligations to others? Are there situations where either one could be appropriate? Why or why not?
Part 2. Is it ever possible to keep everyone happy at once? Why or why not?
Part 3. If you were in Luke's situation, what would you have done about Leia and why?
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