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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 Silas Heap taking home as the story opens?
2. Where are the Heaps going to go?
(a) To the next city.
(b) To Silas' Aunt Zelda.
(c) To visit Aunt Muriel.
(d) They will stay where they are.
3. Who follows the Hunter as he searches for the Princess?
(a) Alther Mello.
(b) The Supreme Custodian.
(c) DomDaniel's apprentice.
(d) The young sentry.
4. What worries Boy 412 about Marcia's response?
(a) He is confused by it.
(b) He believes he's done something wrong.
(c) He is afraid to lose the good life he has found.
(d) He fears her wrath.
5. What conclusion has Sally come to about Jenna?
(a) That she is not a wizard.
(b) That Silas is not her father.
(c) That she is spoiled.
(d) That she is the Princess.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Morwenna tell Silas has come out of the Castle?
2. Who is Boggart?
3. What is Hunter sure that Sally can provide him with?
4. Who sent a message to Silas?
5. How does Marcia know who is at her door?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the Hunter discover the direction taken and the mode of transportation used by Silas, Marcia and the others?
2. Why does Silas go into the forest, and what does he return with? What does he sense on the way back?
3. How do Silas, Jenna, the sentry, Nicko, Marcia and Maxie escape from the assassin? Where do they end up, and what complication arises as a result?
4. What is a Boggart?
5. What happens to the sentry Marcia finds outside the Wizard's Tower? What is he afraid of?
6. When did Silas first meet Morwenna Mould, and what circumstances placed her in his debt?
7. What does Sally Mullins tell Sarah Heap six months after Jenna's arrival? Why is this knowledge significant?
8. What does Alther discover when he leaves Silas and the canoes and goes to Marcia's apartment in the Wizard's Tower?
9. What is a Shieldbug, and what are they good for?
10. Who does the Message Rat bring a message to Aunt Zelda's for, and what does the message contain?
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