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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. Why does Digory want to speak to Aslan?
2. Which animal is the most impressive to watch breaking out of the ground?
3. Which animal first tries talking to Uncle Andrew?
4. What is it about the Tree of Protection that will keep the Witch away?
5. What does Aslan ask Digory to tell the other councilors?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Pollly and Digory concerned about?
2. How does the song affect the characters?
3. What happens to the iron bar the Witch tore off the lamp-post?
4. Why does Aslan transform Strawberry into a flying horse and re-name him?
5. What does the author suggest that Polly did at the river?
6. What disturbs Fledge and the children at night?
7. What things show that the place they have come to is a new world that is just beginning?
8. Why is Uncle Andrew so frightened?
9. What will happen to the Witch now that she has eaten an apple?
10. In what way is the treatment of Uncle Andrew an example of poetic justice?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Jadis comes to London, she has certain cultural expectations. People in London have contrasting cultural expectations. Describe some of the culture clashes that occur when Jadis spends time in London. Consider such things as law, dress, technology, magic and gender roles, plus any other cultural clashes that you find.
Essay Topic 2
We are only told about two of the other worlds that can be reached using the magic rings and the pools in the Wood Between the Worlds. Create a new world of your own and describe it in detail. How is it different to the real world and how is it the same?
Essay Topic 3
Problems and overcoming problems are very important to create plot tension. Describe one problem faced by a character in The Magician's Nephew and explain how this problem is overcome.
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