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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. What does Marcia do to the young DomDaniel?
2. What does Marcia tell Boy 412 about the ring?
3. Where do they catch up with the apprentice?
4. How does the message refer to Marcia?
5. Who does the boat instinctively obey?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Boy 412 feel when the hunter's apprentice is brought in, and why?
2. What kinds of preparations are done before the Big Freeze?
3. What happens when Jenna wraps her arms around the neck of the dragon boat?
4. What does Alther tell Jenna, Nicko, and Boy 412?
5. What happens when Jenna touches the circle on the wall with the dragon inside it?
6. What happens to Stanley when he accepts an offer of a ride from Mad Jack?
7. What does Stanley's wife, Dawnie, tell him as he is getting ready to leave?
8. What happens to the Shield Bugs that Jenna, Boy 412 and Nicko release against the Hunter?
9. What one question does Boy 412 have that he wants answered?
10. What or who did the Hunter bring with him other than his apprentice to guard his prisoners on the way back to the castle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How do Marcia, Silas, Jenna, Boy 412, and Nicko escape from the Hunter when he almost catches them on the way to Deppen Ditch? Who almost ruins their escape, how, and why? Who does Aunt Zelda send to help them find their way to the cottage? How are his intentions almost mistaken?
Essay Topic 2
Why doesn't Silas return with Marcia's SafeKeeping? Where does he get stopped and why? What are the circumstances of his incarceration? Who visits him regularly? Why is Silas unshackled? Why does Silas waffle when he discovers the unlocked door?
Essay Topic 3
Boy 412 finally accepts an invitation to be Marcia's apprentice. What are the terms? What does she provide him upon his acceptance as part of the tradition handed down? What does he ask for as his one 'Anything He Wants' offer from Marcia? What does he discover as a result? How does he feel about it?
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