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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 sort of animal advises Bastian about the residents of the strange town?
2. Xayide claims that her will is strong enough to do what?
3. How many days away is Bastian's coronation when Xayide convinces him to take over as the Childlike Emperor?
4. Where does Dame Eyola live?
5. As the clock strikes 12, Bastian calls out the Empress' name and what happens?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who are the Know-Nothings?
2. Who do the orchids belong to and what happens as the travelers pass through them?
3. Why does Bastian get rid of his mule, Yikka and how does he try to make it up to her?
4. What happens when Bastian asks the other knights about Hynreck?
5. What is the Temple of a Thousand Doors and who tells Bastian about it?
6. Describe Atreyu's meeting with the Empress.
7. What are the knights that Bastian meets, after he leaves the Temple, on their way to do?
8. Describe where the Old Man of Wandering Mountain lives.
9. What does Bastian find that the people of Amarganth like to do and what problem do they have with their hobby?
10. How does the tournament in Amarganth end?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the character of Atreyu in detail. What is his role in the story? What is his relationship to Bastian? What idea, concept or moral do you feel that Atreyu represents and why? Use examples from the story to emphasize your point.
Essay Topic 2
Explain how you feel that Bastian's character changes throughout the book and when he seems to make those changes. Also, using examples from the book, explain whether you feel that those changes are for the better or for the worse and why.
Essay Topic 3
Forgiveness and redemption is a big theme in the book. Choose one of the following relationships and explain how redemption and forgiveness play a role in it.
1. Bastian and his father
2. Bastian and Eyola
3. Bastian and Mr. Coreander
4. Bastian and Atreyu
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