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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. Who was the tall friar?
2. What was given to Robin as a present?
3. Why was the Sheriff of Nottingham vexed?
4. Why was Robin so happy to be back in Sherwood?
5. Who did Robin run into on the borders of Sherwood?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Little John overhear, and why is it of interest to Robin?
2. Why did the Queen argue so valiantly for Robin?
3. Why did Sir Richard Lee tell the Queen what the King was up to?
4. Why did the Knight pawn his land and for what reason?
5. Why did Sir William head to Sherwood?
6. How did Little John force the other friars to let him come with them?
7. Who was the person that Robin ran into and why was he hated?
8. In today's language, explain how the Bishop of Hereford got the King to break his promise to the Queen.
9. Why was the mob of people that fell upon David of Doncaster placated?
10. What three things does the King hold dear?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Every language has its own quirks that come from experience in the area in terminology that would be understood by locals but appear strange anywhere else. Give at least four examples of words that apply directly to culture differences and that could seem strange from another language. Hint: local slang.
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