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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. What is Palinor doing when Fra Murta comes upon him?
(a) Resting in a hammock.
(b) Eating dinner.
(c) Having sex with Dolca.
2. What does Palinor say his country will do if they harm him?
(b) Ask for a payment in gold.
(c) Retrieve his body.
(d) Exact a terrible revenge.
3. What does Palinor wonder about as he waits for the morning?
(a) Why his ships have not returned for him.
(b) How Severo will kill him before the fire.
(c) Why Severo turned him over to Fra Murta.
(d) Whether all the people on the island will be killed.
4. What religion is the land of Aclar?
(a) People choose their own religion.
(b) It is atheistic.
(c) It is Catholic.
(d) There are no churches.
5. To what fire is Fra Murta referring?
(a) The fire that kills Palinor.
(b) The fire at the blacksmith's.
(c) The fire in the next world.
(d) The fire in the tavern.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Severo decide he used Amara for?
2. Why does Jamie's mother suggest it was a whore who birthed Amara?
3. What does Rafal do to fulfill the task Severo gave him?
4. Why does Severo send Rafal away?
5. What does Fra Murta believe about the eventual outcome of the "Amara" experiment?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Severo say to Fra Murta to explain his behavior concerning Palinor? How does the Fra feel about it?
2. How does Severo feel about Fra Murta and why?
3. What do the nuns believe about Amara and what do they do about it?
4. Why are the nuns upset and what does Pare Aldonza say and then suggest?
5. Describe Severo's dream and what he sees is the moral in it.
6. What does Fra Murta ask Amara and how does she respond?
7. How does Fra Murta finally get Palinor?
8. What do the servants at Saracen's house demand of Fra Murta?
9. What does Palinor see as he rides into Ciudad?
10. Summarize the discussion between Severo and Fra Murta about conscience and Palinor.
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