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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. From where do Frank (the Cabby) and Helen get their royal robes?
2. How do the members of the crowd try to attack Jadis?
3. Which facial feature does the Elephant not recognize Uncle Andrew as having?
4. What does the Cabby think has happened to them?
5. Who tells Aslan that the Witch has eaten an apple already?
Short Essay Questions
1. What things are prohibited in the garden?
2. What arguments does the Witch use to try to persuade Digory to eat the apple himself or take it home to his mother? Give at least two for each.
3. Where do the dwarfs obtain the materials to make the crowns from?
4. Explain the first joke in your own words.
5. Why does Digory suggest that Polly use her ring to go home?
6. What signs show that some magic is being worked on the animals chosen by the Lion?
7. Which animals and creatures does Aslan call apart and why?
8. How does the song affect the characters?
9. What is the first clue that the travelers are nearing the orchard where Digory has to pick the apple?
10. What does the Lion do that Digory does not expect?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Cabby is chosen to be the first King of Narnia. What aspects of his character will make him a good king? In your answer, refer to some examples other than the scene in Chapter 11 where Aslan questions the Cabby.
Essay Topic 2
The mountain garden where Digory takes the Apple of Life from is intended to represent or be the Narnian equivalent of the Garden of Eden. Describe the mountain garden in your own words, and explain what it does and does not have in common with the mythical Garden of Eden.
(Note: if appropriate, another mythological or legendary garden can be substituted for the Garden of Eden).
Essay Topic 3
Charn is where Jadis, the personification of the powers of death and destruction comes from. Describe Charn and explain how this setting is also symbolic of death and destruction.
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