The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 did Robin do before he lightened the purse of the rich?

2. Who is the Friar?

3. What is the name that Little John chose for himself?

4. Why didn't the group continue to Ancaster?

5. What will the reader be scandalized by seeing?

Short Essay Questions

1. What vows did the men who joined Robin's band make?

2. What reasons does Robin give the Tinker to join his band of merry men?

3. What did Friar Tuck say of Robin Hood?

4. How did Will show unmitigated bravery?

5. What does the Sheriff offer "Jock" to join his band?

6. What does King Henry say about the Sheriff's request for assistance?

7. How was Little John dressed on his way to the fair?

8. For what kinds of reasons were the people who joined Robin's band outcasts?

9. What does Robin ask of his band of men when he leaves?

10. Why did Robin punish the Sheriff?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Eventual the Prioress kills Robin. Do you think this is a fitting end to Robin's life? Why or why not? Explain how a death by betrayal could be considered a poor way to die for such a great historical legend.

Essay Topic 2

Robin often acts in his own interest. Support or deny this statement. How do you think the band of men act as a whole, lawless or selfless? Explain your answer and draw up an essay in support or condemnation of the merry men and their dealings.

Essay Topic 3

Many times throughout the novel, honor is held higher than money, fame or fortune. Explain what differences occur in our social structure that undermine the possibility of such a life being maintained at present.

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