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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 do the people who barricaded themselves in a church to avoid the Mongol attack do after surviving the attack?
2. What was the new weapon of the group that invades Poland in July 1655?
3. What kind of policy movement does Buk protest?
4. Who feels Mustafa is wrong in coming to Vienna?
5. Why is Lubonski sending two young men out to visit?
Short Essay Questions
1. What color cord does Mustafa wear around his neck and what is its significance?
2. What is Szymon Bukowski's role in the special event the beginning of the book?
3. What is the topic of discussion Feliks and Roman have at Lancut? What prediction do they make regarding the topic of discussion?
4. Who is Hedwig? What is her Polish name? Who and when does she marry?
5. Who asks Poland for help when the Ottoman Empire begins to expand and why?
6. What gift does Han give to his wife? How and why does she react?
7. Where are Baron Lasharz Lubonski's properties when Poland is partitioned in 1772? Where are castles Bukowo and Gorka located at this time?
8. What complaint do the farmers make at the beginning of the book?
9. How do Pawel and Janko get arrested on their spy mission and why do they want to be detained?
10. Who sends Pawel and Janko on a spy mission and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Name and discuss three historical events or actual locations that exist in real-life and were mentioned in the book. What role does each event play in the book?
Essay Topic 2
What is a genre? Discuss both the genre and sub-genre categories that best describe "Poland". Explain your answers.
Essay Topic 3
Write a character description of Janko Buk. Is he a major character or minor one? Support your answer with specific evidence form the story and be sure to include definitions of major and minor character.
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