Queens' Play Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Dorothy Dunnett
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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. Queen Mary and Jenny are preparing for the entry of whom?

2. O'LiamRoe is disappointed that everything ended the way it did with the French because ____________________.

3. This is the first visit to France in _________________ for Mary de Guise.

4. Jenny Fleming could more accurately be called Queen Mary's ___________________.

5. Crawford of Lymond is actually __________________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What life-threatening secret is Lymond forced to keep as he performs and entertains at court one night?

2. What does this chapter reveal about what is going on behind the scenes of the story?

3. Why does O'LiamRoe get so irritated with Thady after he sees him perform at court and what does O'LiamRoe do to Thady to get his point across?

4. What role does Oonagh play in trying to get O'LiamRoe sent back to Ireland?

5. What act must the Queen Mother put on during her visit to France?

6. Why does Lymond have a discussion with Abernaci regarding poisons he has for the elephants?

7. What does Lymond learn about the cheetah from yesterday's hunt?

8. What are the Queen Mother's plans for her and Queen Mary's future? How do many people at court feel about the plans?

9. Explain what happens when a cheetah attacks during the court's hunt.

10. What clue is left behind by the person who had set fire to O'LiamRoe's bed?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Create a brief character study of Lymond (Thady). What did he look like? What were his positive personality traits? What were some of his negative characteristics? What were his hopes and fears? What motivated him throughout his life?

Essay Topic 2

Explain Dorothy Dunnett's use of regionalism in the book. Cite examples of at least two different instances of regionalism and explain why the author used them where she did.

Essay Topic 3

The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of pride. Identify at least two instances about pride in the book and then cite examples to support your answer.

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