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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. How much money did the Friars have?
2. Who was the youth?
3. Who was not included in the men the King took?
4. What nail did the Corn Engrosser twist to gain access to the boots?
5. How many pounds did the knight owe on his estate?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Robin not cry out when she had cut too deeply to his arm?
2. Who was the person that Robin ran into and why was he hated?
3. Why does the author say that he doesn't blame the reader for putting down the book?
4. Why did Sir William head to Sherwood?
5. What did Gilbert say of Robin's shooting?
6. How did Robin benefit from each person he encountered?
7. Many times, the word "shriving" is used in this section. What does it mean?
8. Why was the King moved by Sir Henry's fealty?
9. What three things does the King hold dear?
10. Why did the Knight pawn his land and for what reason?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
For what kind of principles were battles fought in the age of Robin Hood? For what kinds of principles are battles fought today? What has changed? Why do you think this is?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Despite many of the merry men being adept at their 'manly sports', many lose battles. Explain what can occur in a battle in order to make it go wrong. Pick three sports and explain how a character could come to lose such a battle.
This section contains 815 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)