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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the alchemist's name?
2. What is Bastian's last name?
3. How quickly does the spider's poison work?
(a) within a minute
(b) within a day
(c) within an hour
(d) within 2 hours
4. What distracts the store owner shortly after Bastian arrives?
(a) the radio
(b) the telephone
(c) another customer entering
(d) the television
5. What does Bastian do when he realizes that he has used up his food?
(a) gives up and goes home
(b) sneaks to the store to get more
(c) returns to the book to forget about it
(d) sneaks down into the school to find more
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is Bastian when the book opens?
2. What fact does Bastian learn about Atreyu that he can relate to?
3. In what type of store does Bastian hide from his classmates?
4. Who is the voice?
5. What is the name of the book that Bastian reads?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the gates to the Southern Oracle.
2. What is the mission that the messengers of Fantastica are on, as the first chapter opens?
3. Describe Atreyu's recurring dreams.
4. What creature does Atreyu find chained in the ghost town and why does it tell him it is chained there?
5. What is Cairon, the 500th doctor's mission?
6. Describe Bastian's character in the prologue.
7. What does the gnome tell Atreyu, in Chapter 5, after Atreyu is well?
8. When Bastian is very hungry, after reading about Atreyu eating rotten food in the ghost town, describe who he thinks of and why.
9. Describe the death of Atreyu's horse, Artax.
10. Explain how Bastian winds up with the book in his possession.
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