Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does O'LiamRoe throw wine on Thady?
2. The riddle before Part Two in the book is about __________________.
3. Who visits Thady to discuss Thady's behavior and to learn what Thady had agreed to?
4. Jenny Fleming has come to view a plaster ________________.
5. Queen Mary and Jenny are preparing for the entry of whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. What clue is left behind by the person who had set fire to O'LiamRoe's bed?
2. What is Robin's sentence for his part in the plot to murder Queen Mary? Why will the sentence not be carried out?
3. Why does Lymond determine that he must be the bait for whomever is trying to poison Queen Mary?
4. What ulterior motives does Oonagh have when she agrees to beginning a relationship with O'LiamRoe?
5. Explain how O'LiamRoe is duped into an unfortunate encounter with the King and what the King's reaction is.
6. Why does Lymond (Thady) feel fortunate to be granted a stay in France by the King?
7. What is the source of much of the conflict in Europe in the mid-1500s?
8. What is the role of Mary de Guise, and why does she require the services of Crawford of Lymond?
9. What role does Thady take on at the French court as it moves from one destination to another?
10. Who is Antonius Beck? What does Lymond ask Michel Herisson to do regarding Beck?
Create a brief character study of Mary de Guise. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were some of her negative characteristics? What were her hopes and fears? What motivated her throughout her life?
Create a brief character study of Catherine de' Medici. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were some of her negative characteristics? What were her hopes and fears? What motivated her throughout her life?
QUEENS' PLAY is a classic example of historical fiction. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category?
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