Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 Obi-Wan not want Qui-Gon to help Jar Jar?

2. Why would the Captain of the Queen's cruiser stay close to a Federation battleship?

3. What do Kitster and Wald want Anakin to do with him?

4. What type of creature is Jar Jar Binks?

5. What do Jar Jar Binks' ears look like?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Anakin's mother ask him to promise?

2. What does Nute Gunray do when the Jedi Knights come aboard his ship and what is he ordered to do?

3. What happens in the bongo after the lights come back on and how does Qui-Gon handle the crisis?

4. Why is Anakin racing?

5. What happens to Jar Jar when walking through the market?

6. Who does Anakin meet in the canyon and what does he do?

7. Who does Anakin meet on the Dune Sea and what does he do there?

8. Where is Nute Gunray and the Queen of Naboo when Theed falls to the Federation troops?

9. What would happen if Anakin's Podracer had contact with any solid surface?

10. What does Jar Jar offer to do and how do they have to get there?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Qui-Gon's sensitivity to living beings and their potential, and his willingness to depart from the well-traveled path in order to deal with them forms the basis of his philosophy of life and of connecting to The Force in a way that few others do.

1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

2. Do you think all beings have untapped potential? Why or why not?

3. How do you think a person could explore his/her untapped potential and then use that potential?

Essay Topic 2

Anakin makes a conscious decision to play the Good Samaritan, and look after this fallen human being, part of a group reviled by Anakin's own society. A careful reader will quickly realize that the significance of this incident rests in the change it works on Anakin, making him realize through a life experience that there may be more to other human beings than their superficial exterior and their reputation among one's own kind.

1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

2. How do you think this statement might be used in the problems in modern America and people who are discriminated against?

3. Write a short scene of what you would do if you came across in injured person whom you did not like.

Essay Topic 3

Now when the battle is about to begin and suspense and excitement need to be heightened, the author makes maximum use of separated lines of action, dividing the conflict into four parts. The chief advantage of this division of action is that at a high point in the action, the outcome of a critical conflict can be left unresolved in favor of a switch to a different line of action, thus continually escalating the suspense felt by a reader or an audience.

1. Do you think that separating the action does indeed escalate the tension? Why or why not?

2. Do you think it's confusing to divide the action into separate parts? Why or why not?

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