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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. Why has Lupin decided to resign from his job as the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher at Hogwarts?
2. What is it called when the dementors suck the life out of their victims?
3. What causes Ron to be an instant celebrity at Hogwarts the day after the third quidditch game?
4. What does the Minister of Magic choose to do with Sirius Black after finding him unconscious at the lake?
5. How do Ron, Harry, and Hermione hide while Buckbeak is being executed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened to Lupin as a young child that changed the rest of his life?
2. What does Sirius Black send Harry as he boards the Hogwarts Express?
3. Who pretends to be dementors at the quidditch match between Gryffindor and Ravenclaw?
4. What does Harry hear before passing out when the dementors are near him?
5. Why did Peter Pettigrew cut off his own finger?
6. Who jumps at Sirius Black's chest to protect him from Harry in the Shrieking Shack?
7. Who walks into the room just as Lupin and Black finish telling Harry their story at the Shrieking Shack?
8. Why are the students at Hogwarts not able to enjoy the first warm weather after winter?
9. Why is Lupin leaving Hogwarts after only his first year of teaching?
10. What does Hermione do to Malfoy when he jokes about Buckbeak getting executed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Friendship is a strong theme throughout the book. Where are some places that this theme appears and how do the characters touched by it react? How do certain friendships change over the course of the book and what causes these changes?
Essay Topic 2
Peter Pettigrew uses many different lies to acheive his horrible goals. What are some of these and how did they poison the characters who heard them?
Essay Topic 3
What is a secret keeper, and what place does this term have in the course of the book's plot? In what other places is the theme of secrecy present and how does this affect the plot of the book?
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