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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. Where are the Heaps going to go?
2. What does Marcia do when she sees the Hunter coming?
3. What does Marcia give Jenna?
4. What does Aunt Zelda look for when the storm is high?
5. Who reveals the direction Silas and his group left in and their mode of transportation?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Silas illegally rescue from the school? Why do these items require rescuing? Where does Silas take them? What use are they?
2. Who shows up and Marcia's house and why? What is Jenna disappointed at first?
3. What does Alther discover when he leaves Silas and the canoes and goes to Marcia's apartment in the Wizard's Tower?
4. What does Jenna tell Boy 412 after he reveals the ring he found to her?
5. How does Marcia learn that the Heaps are in danger? Who is particularly in trouble, and what does Marcia recommend?
6. What do Marcia and Jenna find when they get back to the Wizard's Tower? Why has this happened?
7. Why is Marcia reasonably certain that Sally will be safe?
8. What is a Shieldbug, and what are they good for?
9. Who does the Message Rat bring a message to Aunt Zelda's for, and what does the message contain?
10. What does Sally Mullins tell Sarah Heap six months after Jenna's arrival? Why is this knowledge significant?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Which character or characters enjoy being able to fly? How is it that they are able to? How many characters in this story have that ability? Which character uses this particular talent to leave and why? Who still waits for him to return? When is this most evident?
Essay Topic 2
Who is the Hunter? What is he hunting and for whom? What tools does he have at his disposal? Who is his latest prey? Why is this prey so important and to whom? What kind of help does he have, and who does it come from? What powers of persuasion does he use, and on whom?
Essay Topic 3
Who catches DomDaniel's apprentice? Where does he bring him? What do they discover after Jenna calls him stupid? What confession does he inadvertently make? How does Nicko respond? When Zelda reminds him that the apprentice is just a boy, what does the apprentice reveal that surprises and dismays everyone?
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