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

Those familiar with the STAR WARS saga will certainly recall the anthropomorphic nature of C-3PO and R2-D2 in the original movie.

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

2. Do you think it's too far fetched to give robots such human personalities? Why or why not?

3. What other types of anthropomorphic non-human characters are famous today? How does anthropomorphic tendencies tie in with how many people see their pets, such as dogs and cats?

Essay Topic 2

Then Qui-Gon tells the Council about Anakin and suggests that this boy may be the prophesied one who will bring balance to the force.

1. Do you believe in fate or destiny? Why or why not?

2. Since it is common knowledge that Anakin becomes a dark force how do you think that coincides with the prophesy that he will bring balance to the force?

3. Do you think good has to be balanced with evil, light with dark? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

It seems as if Anakin has already embraced Qui-Gon's philosophy of following one's intuition at the time one's senses are alert to an opportunity.

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

2. Do you think one should follow intuition even if it seems contrary to logic? Why or why not?

3. Write about a time when you followed intuition or didn't follow it and how the situation turned out.

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