Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Test | Final 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 type of terrain is best for Anakin's engines?

2. Where have the Neimoidians been shipped to prison?

3. How is Obi-Wan blocked from fighting?

4. What does Darth Sidious tell Nute Gunray about the Gungan army?

5. How do Shmi and Padmy congratulate Anakin?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the final outcome between Obi-Wan and Darth Maul occur?

2. What does Yoda see in Anakin and what happens when he mentions it?

3. What happens in Chapter 22 in the fight between the Jedi and Darth Maul?

4. What happens when Padmy, the Jedi and her troops enter the hanger?

5. Why has Queen Amidala decided to return to Naboo?

6. What do Anakin and Jar Jar hear when they sneak out of their quarters?

7. What does Qui-Gon talk to the Jedi Council about?

8. What does the Jedi Council decide about Anakin?

9. What happens when Anakin and Qui-Gon are informed of the Council's decision about Anakin?

10. Where is the decoy Queen and her group during the battle with the droid army?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Coincidence in life is one thing, but coincidence in literature and storytelling is another. The general rule that most writers learn is that it's safe to use coincidence in a story when the result is to get the hero into trouble, or into more trouble than he or she is already in. If the writer succumbs to the temptation to use coincidence to get the hero out of trouble, or to serve the necessities of the plot, the reader's enjoyment diminishes because the natural skeptic in the reader says, "this isn't plausible."

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

2. Do you think this statement is true? Why or why not?

3. Why do you think something that happens in real life might not be believable in a novel? Support your answer with examples from both real life and fiction.

4. How do you think the cliche "the truth is stranger than fiction" corresponds to this statement?

Essay Topic 3

The action of the race is pure thrills - escalating to an exciting finish, using all the "bells and whistles" of the science-fiction form, but actually following in the pulp fiction tradition of macho competitive struggle employed by man and machine.

1. What do you think is meant by pulp fiction tradition of macho competitive struggle?

2. What do you think is the "bells and whistles" of science fiction??

3. Describe a scene in Chapter 13 that would indicate to a read the book was science fiction, even if the description was all a reader saw.

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