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. What kind of dream does Anakin have the night before the Podrace?

2. Who is Jar Jar Binks?

3. Who rescues the Queen?

4. What does Padmy find out that makes her fear for the race results?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What do we find out about the history of the Sith in Chapter 10?

3. What does Nute Gunray tell Darth Sidious and what is Sidious's reply? How does Gunray feel about what Sidious says?

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

5. Where does the Queen's personal cruiser go and how does it avoid being hit by enemy fire?

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

7. For what do Anakin and Qui-Gon bargain with Watto?

8. What type of dream does Anakin have the night before the race? How does he leave the dream?

9. What are Nute Gunray's orders about the Queen and what happens to her?

10. How did Jedi Knights originate and what do they do in the present of this novel?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The emotional roller coaster of the day ends with the profound sorrow and sense of loss that Anakin feels about having to leave his mother behind, not knowing when he will see her again.

1. Do you think a mother who allows her seven year old son to leave home is a bad mother? Why or why not?

2. Explain how you might make a choice like Anakin's. Would you decide to leave you mother? Why or why not?

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

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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