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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. Why does Bastian admit that he waited so long to help the Empress?
2. Who does Atreyu declare is the winner fo the tournament?
3. How does Bastian escape the Shlamoofs?
4. What is Yikka's impossible wish?
5. What is the first thing in Fantastica that Bastian recreates?
Short Essay Questions
1. What story does Bastian tell the people of Amarganth and how does it help them?
2. Who are the Know-Nothings?
3. What happens when Bastian spends the night in Grograman's castle?
4. Describe the relationship between Bastian, Falkor and Atreyu after Xayide joins their ranks.
5. Describe how Bastian's wish for wisdom backfires on him.
6. What happens when Bastian asks the other knights about Hynreck?
7. What is the Temple of a Thousand Doors and who tells Bastian about it?
8. What happens on the day of the coronation?
9. What does Bastian find that the people of Amarganth like to do and what problem do they have with their hobby?
10. Describe Atreyu's meeting with the Empress.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
To return home, Bastian has to find the Water of LIfe. Later, when reunited with his father, Bastian sees his father cry and realizes that he has brought his father the Water of Life after all. Write a detailed explanation of what you think the Water of Life represents in the book, as well as in real life. Is the Water of Life different to different people? What is your version of the Water of Life?
Essay Topic 2
Opposites are a theme in the book. Choose one of the following sets of opposites and use examples from the book to explain how they are opposites and how that helps them to interact.
1. Atreyu and Bastian
2. Perilin and Goab
3. The Empress and the Old Man of Wandering Mountain
Essay Topic 3
The Nothing represents people forgetting about Fantastica. As people stop believing, the Nothing takes over Fantastica. What sort of person are you? Do you still dream and believe in fantasies? Why or why not? Use examples from life, as well as the book, to back your choice up.
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