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

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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. Who owns the shop where Qui-Gon goes to for spare parts?

2. Where are the Queen and her forces sent?

3. How does Anakin have his Podracer hidden?

4. What kind of headdress does the Queen wear?

5. Who controls the planet Tatooine?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What happens when the Queen attends the Senate meeting?

3. What do the Jedi Knights see in the main hanger that shocks them?

4. What does Anakin do when Qui-gon goes outside with Watto?

5. Where does Anakin end up during the fight for Naboo?

6. What does Qui-Gon think about the blockade around Naboo?

7. Where do the Jedi go upon leaving the underwater city and what are they using for a vehicle?

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

9. Who does Qui-Gon encounter when leaving the Federation transport area and what does the creature look like?

10. What happens when Padmy meets the Viceroy in the Theed throne room?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Anakin has a unique relationship with Padmy. She is a mother figure, which is seen clearly when she holds him in her arms to soothe his deep sorrow at being parted from his mother. She is also a sister figure, and a potential romantic figure, as evidenced by the feelings he has for her that would rightly be described as "puppy love," but which, with his limited experience of life, he cannot identify.

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

2. Describe a person in your life who seems to fill more than one "role."

3. Do you think a person can fulfill more than one "role" in a person's life, such as brother, friend, father, mentor, etc. Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

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 3

Despite the fact that multiple viewpoints prevail in the world of the novel, it is not surprising, if by this point in the book the reader is feeling increasingly put-upon as a result of being forced to jump from one hero to another.

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

2. When you read a book do like to stay with one character and or viewpoint for the entire book or do you like it when the author skips between different characters or sub-plot lines? Why or why not?

3. Do you think the story thus far could be told by sticking with only one main "hero?" Why or why not?

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