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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Cador hold captive when he approaches Merlin?
2. What absorbs the sword as it sits on the altar?
(a) A bright light.
(b) Blue fire.
(c) Black fire.
(d) A flash of blue light.
3. Who has lost the ability to stand up to Uther as Uther chooses an heir?
4. What is the name of the man threatening war against the British kingdoms?
5. Why did Cador wish to find Arthur through Merlin?
(a) To tell him his birthright.
(b) To take him away from Merlin.
(c) To keep an eye on him.
(d) To kill him if he can.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Merlin leave the castle after the feast?
2. What is happening by the time Merlin and Arthur arrive at the battlefield to find Uther?
3. Who does Arthur share a strong bond of loyalty and friendship with?
4. Who enters the tent as Arthur and Merlin are talking after the battle?
5. How does Merlin respond to the calls from the soldiers?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Lot's marriage to Uther's daughter, Morgian, mean for the kingdom and Arthur?
2. Why is Arthur's thirteenth year known as the "Black Year"?
3. Why does Cador tell Merlin that he sent spies to find him at Bryn Myrddin?
4. How does Uther make the announcement during the feast that Arthur is his heir to the throne?
5. Why is Arthur disturbed to hear that Merlin has taken a vow of chastity?
6. What do Uther and Merlin discuss during their meeting after the battle with Colgrim? What does Merlin perceive about Uther and his questions?
7. Why are Merlin and Arthur called to Uther's side on the battlefield immediately after Arthur tries to give Merlin Macsen's sword?
8. What leads Arthur to ask about Merlin's true identity? Learning this, does Arthur know who he is?
9. What impact has the battle with Colgrim had on Uther's standings in the kingdom?
10. How does Arthur find Caliburn, Macsen's sword?
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