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. When is Will due to be hanged?

2. Where does the friar dwell that will help him?

3. What were the horned beasts that he possessed?

4. Who was the only man as attractive as Will?

5. How did the constable know that Will wasn't a priest?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Robin give back the Sheriff his silver and not take his money?

2. How did the Sheriff's men at the Blue Boar know it was Will Stutely even though he was disguised?

3. Who stopped the dogs and how?

4. Why didn't Robin want Little John to go to the fair?

5. What is a dowry and why did the promise of one make the farmer give his blessing?

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

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

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

9. What was Little John's dilemma?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Robin and his family seem to have a penchant for getting into trouble with the law. List the offenses of the three family members of Robin and Robin himself, and explain their crimes. What is different about them? What is similar?

Essay Topic 2

How does Robin's band differ from a gang? In which ways are they the same? How do you think Robin's band would fare today? What changed in the population to make this the case?

Essay Topic 3

What kind of story is this novel? In what ways are the characters unbelievable? What kinds of events are likely blown out of proportion and how do you think this happened?

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