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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. How many doors are there for Gandalf to choose from when he becomes stumped while traveling through Moria?
2. What do the Black Riders look like when Frodo is wearing the Ring?
3. What name is Frodo using to conceal his identity when they enter Bree?
4. What is Frodo's greatest hope, according to the White wizard?
5. Why does Frodo choose to continue his journey alone?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Frodo and Sam find out that Gollum is probably following them through Mordor as they journey towards Mount Doom?
2. What is Eomer's initial reaction to Aragorn?
3. Who are Tinuviel and Beren from Aragorn's story?
4. What is Merry and Pippin's reaction to the news that Frodo and Sam are leaving the Shire?
5. What is the name of the entrance to Mordor that Gollum leads Sam and Frodo to?
6. What is the crown of the beheaded king's statue made of?
7. What does the companionship do once they reach the light of day outside the mines of Moria?
8. How old are the Ents, according to TreeBeard?
9. What does Gandalf do with the Ring after Frodo shows Gandalf that he has kept it safe?
10. Why is Sam so determined to travel with Frodo as Frodo tries to leave alone?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Eowyn has her own theory for how women should be allowed to act. What is this theory, and how does her life exemplify this? How is the course of the plot re-directed due to Eowyn's actions?
Essay Topic 2There are a number of unlikely friendships forged in this book. Please explain some of these friendships, and describe how the relationship was forged, as well as how the relationship affected the outcome of the book.
Essay Topic 3Many different types of beings are described in this book? Choose 3 of these separate races, and describe their attributes and the role that each race played in the outcome of the plot.
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