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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 item has Orien lost, which was proof of his true identity?
(a) The family crest of arms.
(b) The signet ring.
(c) The map with his father's name.
(d) The royal seal.
2. What mythological creature does the Earl use as an example in the discussion that he and Birle have about doubt?
3. What is Joaquim's occupation?
4. Who chases Birle and the Lord?
(a) A thief.
(b) A murderer.
(c) A large hound dog.
(d) A solider.
5. What relation do Joaquim and Corbel have?
(a) They are friends.
(b) They are servant and master.
(c) They are brothers.
(d) They are father and son.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Birle offer the Lord as a gift?
2. What is the only name by which Birle says she knows of her mother's father?
3. The man's speech makes Birle think that the thief is possibly a what?
4. How does Orien say he feels towards his father for his actions?
5. What does Orien do to mark their presence where he and Birle are stranded?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the beginning of her travels down the river with the Lord, Birle notes differences between him and men that she knows. What are they?
2. What convinces the Lord to accept Birle as a traveling companion?
3. In what ways does Birle demonstrate her independence and usefulness to the reader and Orien in Chapter 3?
4. Describe how Birle is treated by the middling man.
5. How could the initial encounter between Birle and the thief be described?
6. Describe Corbel's initial appearance and his character.
7. Describe Ker and Torson's treatment of Orien and Birle.
8. What does the name Corbel seem to stand for, who uses it, and why?
9. What do the Lord and Birle discuss about second marriages and second wives?
10. Up until Chapter 6, Birle has more or less played the man's role in catching fish, rowing the boat, and even saving the Lord by slitting a dog's throat. But in this chapter, how does the Lord finally portray traits that are deemed "manly" by society?
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